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He was Mexico National Team number 10 but now sells tacos to survive

He played in La Liga for Atlético Madrid and Real Sociedad.

He scored 29 goals with Mexico National Team.
He scored 29 goals with Mexico National Team.

He debuted with Pumas UNAM back in 1986 where he played for six seasons until Atlético Madrid acquired him, after his skills and abilities to score goals placed him in European teams’ radar, as he scored 75 goals in his stint with Los Universitarios.

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Although his European stint was short -he only played two seasons with Atlético, where he scored 28 goals in 58 games, and then moved to Real Sociedad, where he only managed to score two goals throughout the season-, his performances made him a regular for Mexico National Team calls.

Luis García scored a total of 29 goals playing for Mexico National Team, becoming Golden Boot of 1995 Copa América. He retired in 2000 after only six months of playing for Club Puebla and he rapidly became a sports commentator, but he also has an entrepreneur side, as he owns a restaurant where he sells ceviche tacos.

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What else does Luis García do?

Luis García not only owns a restaurant and is a successful sports commentator -as he’s assisted to multiple World Cups, Olympic games and international soccer cups-, he also has a t-shirts brand and a YouTube channel with Christian Martinoli.

Jorge Castro Amézquita

SEO writer and editor. Mexican. I follow Mexico National Team, Liga MX and MLS. Linguistics and Hispanic Literature graduated. Club Puebla follower.+ info

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