“Greg was an integral part of our first-year success and we’re happy we were able to bring him back on a permanent basis,” Atlanta United technical director Carlos Bocanegra said in a statement of the fullback. “He’s a natural fit for our style of play and in addition to his on-field performance, which was recognized by his place in the MLS All-Star Game, Greg has become an important figure in the locker room.”
Garza made 26 appearances, including 25 starts, for Atlanta United in his first MLS season. He had two goals and five assists. He started the MLS All-Star Game against Real Madrid.