Center back who played for Liverpool from 2009-2011 and signed with Middlesbrough in 2014 after playing on loan with the club in 2013-2014.
From 2000-2007, he played youth soccer for Sevilla.
From 2011-2014, he was part of Norwich City.
He was born in El Saucejo, Spain.
Goalkeeper Pepe Reina was his teammate on Liverpool.