Raul Garcia, the scorer of the two goals in Athletic Bilbao’s win at the Mestalla against Valencia (0-2), means he now has 13 goals this season. Those are his best numbers out of any of the 15 La Liga seasons he has played in.
At 34, Raul Garcia has still got a lot of quality left in his boots and he showed that against Valencia at the Mestalla.
His two goals gave Athletic Bilbao the three points and confirmed that he is having the best season of his career.
Up to now, Raul Garcia’s record tally was 11 for Osasuna in the 2011-12 season. In total, Garcia has scored 94 goals in 481 La Liga matches: 48 for Athletic Bilbao, 20 for Osasuna and 26 for Atletico Madrid.
But that is history because this season he already has 13 goals. Out of them, seven have been from the penalty spot (Alaves, Leganes, Granada, Celta, Villarreal, Eibar and Mallorca) and six from open play (Getafe, Real Sociedad, Alaves, Valladolid and two against Valencia).