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Pedro Santa Cecilia Garcia


Pedro Santa Cecilia Garcia



Date of Birth:



Gijon, Spain



Intl. Caps:



1.80 m


75 kgs



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Pedro Santa Cecilia Garcia



FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012 (7th Place)
Oceania Club Champions 2013
Spanish Second Division Title 2007/08
Belgium Second Division Title 2011/12
ASB Premiership Runners-up 2013


Previous Clubs

Sporting de Gijon (Spain) & Sporting Charleroi (Belgium)


Most Memorable Match Played In

For Sporting de Gijon against Real Madrid in a La Liga match on 24 September 2008 at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. We lost 7-1 but it was still a great experience.

On 15 June 2008 for Sporting de Gijon against SD Eibar. We won 2-0 to claim the 2007/08 Spanish Second Division title and gain promotion to La Liga for the first time in ten years.


Favourite Player

Local - Manel "Xino" Exposito & Danko Koprivcic

Overseas - Lionel Messi


Toughest Opponent Faced

Marcelo (Real Madrid), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City and formerly of Atletico de Madrid) & David Villa (FC Barcelona)


Biggest Influence on Your Career

Manuel "Manolo" Preciado, my former head coach at Sporting de Gijon. He tragically passed away on 6 June 2012 aged only 54 years old. He was a great man who was well respected by football followers all across Spain.


Sportsperson You Most Admire

Rafael Nadel


Best Goal Scored

For Sporting de Gijon against CD Tenerife and UD Salamanca during our successful promotion season in 2007/08.


Marital Status

Fiance Patricia





Country You'd Like to Visit

Australia, USA & Scotland



Going to the cinema and spending time with my girlfriend, family and friends.


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