Get the Blackhawks Championship Package  Give the Gift of SI Home
Posted: Tuesday August 18, 2009 10:31AM; Updated: Tuesday August 18, 2009 10:31AM

Red Bulls sign Argentine defender Garcia

By Zac Lee Rigg, Special to,

The New York Red Bulls have signed Walter Garcia, an Argentinian defender. The 25-year-old joins from Quilmes Atlético Club of the Argentinean Second Division and has played for the Argentina Under-20 squad.

"We have been interested in bringing Walter into the club since the beginning of the year," said New York sporting director Jeff Agoos in a statement. "We're excited to have him on board and will use the remainder of the season to evaluate him."

New York is currently mired in a six-game losing streak and a 15-match winless run in Major League Soccer play. By now it's just a matter of building for next season, with the playoffs seemingly beyond the team with the worst record in MLS.

Hot Topics: NBA Draft Yasiel Puig NHL Playoffs NBA Playoffs Mark Cuban Jabari Parker
TM & © 2013 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint