Eric Garcia returns to Barça in the summer of 2021 from Manchester City. The center-back joined Barça Escola in 2008 and grew up at La Masia until 2017.
Eric was born on January 9, 2001, in Martorell. And in 2008, he began his career as a Barça player. His first step was the Barça Escola in 2008 to later become a Masia player, where he goes through all the lower categories being the captain. From Benjamin B to Juvenile culers.
But at the age of 17, he puts a full stop to his career as a Barcelona player. Because he is going to Manchester City, in his first year in England, he is part of the Sky Blues youth team. The following summer, he begins to stand out with the first team. He had a great pre-season and made his official debut on December 18, 2018, weeks before his 18th birthday, in a game against Leicester City in the Carabao Cup, as a starter and playing the entire game.
The excellent career of the center-back, one of the best young players in the world, draws the attention of the national coach Luis Enrique Martínez. International with the sub-16, sub-17, and sub-21, he became the first Barça Escola footballer called up by the senior team of the Spanish team.