Uruguayan striker who won the Golden Ball as the best player at the 2010 World Cup; played for Internazionale and Manchester United during segments of his club career and scored 74 goals in 134 appearances for Atletico Madrid from 2007 to 2011.
He began his professional career with Independiente in 1997.
He won the Pichichi Trophy and the European Golden Shoe in both 2005 and 2009.
He was engaged to Argentinian model/actress Zaira Nara but marriage plans fell apart.
He played alongside Diego Milito on Inter Milan.