Center back who joined Atletico Madrid in 2010 after spending three years with Villarreal. He became a member of the Uruguayan national team in 2005.
He debuted professionally for Cerro in 2003.
He appeared in 26 matches for Nacional during the 2006-07 season.
He was born in Rosario, Uruguay.
He and Diego Lugano became teammates on the Italian national team.