Eric Garcia, also nicknamed “Erico,” is one of the most promising footballers who currently plays for the Spanish national team and FC Barcelona football club. At just the age of 19, he has become one of the very crucial parts of the team. He is one of the very game-reading and talented football players who plays very excellently at an early age. Garcia is an excellent center-back, although he can play as the full-back at the time of need. Eric is one of the best players that FC Barcelona’s football academy La Masia has produced recently.
Footballer Garcia is a very strong player who can beat the forwards in one vs. one situation in a match. Eric Garcia has also played for his national team Spain in fourteen occasions after making his international football debut in 2020. He played under Spanish manager Pep Guardiola with Manchester City before moving to FC Barcelona. Footballer Eric is widely regarded as one of the finest attackers of the game due to his passing quality, tackles, and intercepting skills during the game. This biography on young Spanish football star Eric Garcia covers some of the important moments from his early Life till date.
Eric Garcia: Quick Facts
|Full name||Eric Garcia Margret|
|Nickname||Also nicknamed as “Erico”|
|Date of birth||09-01-2001|
|Father’s name||Not available|
|Mother’s name||Not Available|
|Siblings||One sister only|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Sister whose name is Alicia Garcia|
|Height||6.0 feet (1.8 m)|
|Weight||77 Kg (169 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Not Available|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Dark brown color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||12 (US)|
|Marital status||Not married yet|
|Children name||Not available|
|Net worth||Around 2.5 million dollars|
|Salary||Approx. 3 million dollars|
|Playing position||Center back and full back|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Additional bonuses, Endorsement, sponsorship and merchandise|
|Last Updated||Feb 2022|
Spanish generational footballer Garcia is one of the best young defenders in football. We currently do not have any information about his parents and their profession. We will update the information soon. He also has one sister as a sibling in his family. His sister’s name is Alicia Garcia. According to Garcia, they are both siblings and friends to each other. Showing good signs at the early stage, he grew up playing football with his friends in the suburbs of Martorell.
Eric Garcia’s family was very passionate about football, and they have been FC Barcelona supporters for very long. His family was financially sufficient to spend on their son’s sport training. He was also excellent at tackling and interceptions in his childhood days. Delighted by his talent, Garcia was soon recruited in FC Barcelona’s La Masia football academy in 2008. Garcia was very impressive during his youth career in Barcelona’s football academy. He played with the FC Barcelona’s “B” team for around nine years. After agreeing on the contract with FC Barcelona in 2021, he was assigned the number 24 on his club Jersey. Likewise, he uses Garcia as his name in his club and national football team kit.
Eric Garcia Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
Spanish generational defender Garcia was born on 31-10-2002, making him 21 years old now. (As per 2021) He follows Christianity as the religion and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Capricorn. As per his parents, he played football with the children in their neighborhood. Delighted by his talent, his father took him to the local clubs in Spain, soon recruited in the junior team of football club Barcelona. Since then he has been playing very impressively, establishing himself as one of the promising young defenders in football.
Eric Garcia has a fit and athletic body and he stands around 6 feet tall. He has evenly matched weight for a young professional footballer, as he weighs around 169 pounds (77 kilograms) at normal. Eric has dark brown color eyes and black color hair. Footballer Eric uses a shoe size of 12 (US). Garcia is very professional and takes very care of his body, training, and diet at a very young age. We currently do not have any information about his body measurement. We will update the information soon.
Eric Garcia Salary and Net Worth
Well renowned with the nickname “Erico”, Spanish defender Eric Garcia is believed to be worth around 2.5 million dollars to date. (As per 2021) He has played for the two richest football clubs, FC Barcelona and Manchester City until now in his professional football career. So a major part of his income constitutes football club salary, performance bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. He also makes significant earnings playing for his national team Spain after his international football debut in 2020. During his spell at Manchester City, he earned around 1 million dollars per season.
At his present club FC Barcelona, he earns around 3 million dollars per season. The Under-19 European championship winner Spanish footballer signed a contract with FC Barcelona in 2021 with a staggering 400 million release clause. This net worth and amount makes him one of the highest-paid young player in European football. He is also proud of many fine cars in his collection, but he can’t drive yet because he does not have a driving license.
Who is Eric Garcia Girlfriend?
Spanish International Garcia is a Christian by religion and a true believer of Jesus. He is still unmarried and we do not have any records of his past relationship with other women. We do not have any record of his relationship with any women at present and he may still be single.
But we are also not sure about it yet. He has a sister named Alicia Garcia whom he is very close. Apart from football, Eric spends his time with his sister, parents, and teammate. Garcia has a huge following on his social media accounts like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Footballer Garcia has an athletic body and being a young professional defender, he also spends his significant time in gym and training. At this quite young age, Eric takes very care of his body, training, and diet.
Eric Garcia Style of Play and Playing Position
Spanish Under-17 European championship winning defender is a very strong player with excellent defence and interception skills. His long range passing and game reading ability make him one of the best young defenders in football.
Fati has excellent standing and slide tackling ability and he also can pass very well with his weak foot. His pace and strength simultaneously make it very hard for the attackers and the wingers to beat him. He has played mostly in the center back position and sometimes as the left-back and right back in his professional career. Garcia is well renowned as a good tackler in this sport.
Eric Garcia Instagram
Eric Garcia is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. Garcia keeps updating the fans about the matches, and, his announcements. Footballer posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates, earning him huge fan followings worldwide. He uploads pictures with his cars, watches and teammates on social media.
Instagram: 1.1 million followers
Twitter: 90.1k followers
Eric Garcia FIFA 22 Rating
Young Spanish defender Garcia has an overall rating of 77 in FIFA 22 game. Being a defender, he has the highest physical and defense of other attributes. He is given his favorite center back (CB) position. He has the highest 79 rating for defense and the lowest 44 rating for shooting. Eric Garcia’s individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 65
- Shooting: 44
- Passing: 65
- Dribbling: 66
- Defense: 79
- Physical: 72
- Eric Garcia was born to a FC Barcelona fan family and he was very passionate about football even when he was a small child.
- Delighted by his defending skills, he was recruited into the La Masia football academy of FC Barcelona, where he spent a few years playing football.
- The Under-17 European championship winner also played a year in the Manchester City youth team before earning promotion in 2018.
Professional Career (Playing from 2018-present)
- After signing a professional contract with Manchester City, he initially started to take place as a substitute.
- Eric Garcia played only 19 matches for the English football club in his three year spell.
- In 2021 FC Barcelona approached him to sign for them in a free transfer deal he accepted.
- He has played 15 matches with the FC Barcelona football team and has become a crucial part of the squad.
Trophies and titles:
- English premier league winner with Manchester City football club
- EFL Cup winner with Manchester City football club
- FA community shield winner with Manchester City football club
- UEFA Under-17 European championship winner with youth Spanish national team
- UEFA Under-19 European championship winner with youth Spanish national team