Spanish striker who played for Real Madrid from 1997 to 2005, helping the team win three UEFA Champions League titles before joining Monaco, Liverpool, Valencia and Marseille.
He began his professional career with Spain's Albacete Balompie in 1993.
He played on the Spanish national team from 1998 to 2007.
He had four children with his wife Victoria.
He played alongside star midfielder Andres Iniesta on the Spanish national team.