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Garcia: Football fan and club owner

Updated 1257 GMT (2057 HKT) December 24, 2013
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Sergio Garcia is a Real Madrid supporter, as shown by one of his head covers for his golf clubs. But his interest in football runs much deeper than just supporting the nine-time European champion... Stuart Franklin/Getty Images/file
Garcia is president and part-time player at CF Borriol, his hometown club in the province of Castellon on Spain's east coast. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images/file
Garcia poses with former Italy international Roberto Donadoni (left) and old Dutch master Johan Cruyff after the charity football match between European Tour players and caddies in 2010. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images/file
A young Garcia enjoying a kickabout in 2000. Andrew Redington /Allsport/file
Garcia finished 2013 in style, winning the Thailand Golf Championship for his first title of the season -- the 25th of his pro career. PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images
Garcia enjoying a joke with the kids of his junior golf academy at the PGA Catalunya Resort, Barcelona. The 33-year-old dropped by in October this year to celebrate its one-year anniversary. CNN
Garcia sat down with CNN Living Golf's Shane O'Donoghue last month to talk about football, his foundation and Tiger Woods. CNN
Woods and Garcia fell out publicly at the Players Championship in June. The Spaniard claimed the world No.1 was distracting him during their third-round pairing, before compounding matters with his unsavory "fried chicken" remark just a few days later. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images