Lauded for his all-around game, he joined Barcelona's senior club in 2011 and played on loan in the English Premier League for Everton in 2013.
From 2003-2011, he played youth soccer for Barcelona.
He joined Spain's under-21 team in 2012.
He was born in Riudarenes, Spain.
He joined center back Sylvain Distin on Everton in 2013.