Gonzalo Garcia rugby player
Gonzalo Garcia rugby player

Gonzalo Garcia

18th Feb 1984 1.85m/95kg Outside Centre

Garcia was born in Mendoza, Argentina and made his debut for that city's side Maristas, winning the provincial title in 2006. He played the U-19 World Cup in France in 2003 and the U-21 World Cup in Argentina in 2005 for Argentina. In 2007 he moved to Italy to play with Rugby Calvisano, subsequently choosing the Italian nationality.

After winning an Italian title at Calvisano in 2008, he moved to Benetton Treviso in the RaboDirect Pro12. García made his debut for the Italy team against South Africa in Cape Town on 21 June 2008, in a 26-0 loss. He scored his first test match try against South Africa on 21 November 2009 in the Stadio Friuli, Udine. He was called for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in three games but without scoring, and in 2015 added to his world cup caps after being named in the Italian squad for that tournament in England.



Career

Ceibos Logo Ceibos Rugby
Scrum Half
2020 - present
Rugby_Calvisano_Logo Calvisano
Outside Centre
2007 - 2009
benetton Benetton Rugby
Outside Centre
2009 - 2012
image Zebre Rugby
Outside Centre
2012 - 2016
italy Italy
Outside Centre
2008 - 2017