Following some confusion regarding new Houston Dynamo signing Felix Garcia, the club have issued the following statement regarding why he was not at pre-season training. "Felix Garcia has returned to Laredo and decided that his priority is to finish high school before starting a professional soccer career. There is no timetable for his return to the team. The Dynamo will retain Felix's rights, but he will not occupy a roster spot while he's gone.

"Upon his return, the Dynamo will determine the appropriate developmental path for him as a player and as an individual. The outcome of this decision, when made, will determine his roster status. He is a talented young man with a bright future and, as a result, we are going to be very patient with him as he develops and matures."

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