Ecuadorian striker nicknamed Chucho who earned Club America's Top Goalscorer and Best Player honors in 2012. He died due to respiratory failure at a hospital in Doha, Qatar.
He played 8 seasons in the El Nacional youth ranks from 1997 to 2005.
He earned the Best Serie A player award with El Nacional in 2006.
He had a pair of twins with his wife Cleber Chala.
He first became teammates with Antonio Valencia on Ecuador's national team in 2005.