Defender who has gained fame for his international club career, including for Atlético Madrid between 2008-2012. He won the UEFA Super Cup with the squad in 2010.
He played in Real Madrid's youth academy between 1999-2001. He later transferred to Atletico Madrid, where he played in their youth system between 2001-2007.
He won the UEFA Europa League with Atletico Madrid in 2010 and 2012. He won the UEFA European Under-21 Championship in 2011 with Spain's U-21 club.
His parents' names are Alejandro and Antonia.
He and Yann Sommer played as teammates for Bundesliga squad Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2014-2016.