Defender who played for West Bromwich Albion from 2009 to 2013. He became a member of the Chilean national team in 2006.
He debuted professionally for Huachipato in 2003.
He appeared in 64 matches for Colo-Colo between 2007 and 2009.
He was born in Hualpen, Chile.
He and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo became teammates on the Chilean national team.