Defensive midfielder who joined Bologna in 2010 after spending six years with Monaco. He became a member of the Uruguayan national team in 2001.
He debuted professionally for Defensor Sporting in 1999.
He appeared in 13 matches for Penarol from 2003 to 2004.
He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
He and Luis Suárez became teammates on the Uruguayan national team.