Full back who won the Trophee des champions with Marseille in 2010 and 2011. In 2012, he joined Premier League club Chelsea.
From 1999-2006, he played youth soccer for Osasuna.
He joined Spain's national team in 2013 as a full back and central defender.
He was born in Pamplona, Spain. His older brother Juan is also a footballer.
Attacking midfielder Juan Mata was his teammate on Chelsea.