Argentine soccer player who won UEFA Europa League titles with Atletico Madrid in 2010 and 2012. He later won a Primeira Liga title with Benfica in 2014.
He played youth soccer at Lanus from 1994 to 2008.
He played for the Argentine Under-20 team for the 2009 South American Youth Championship in Venezuela.
He is the sixth of seven children born his parents. He has been in a relationship with Magali Aravena and they have two children together.
He has been managed by Jorge Jesus on Benfica.