Legend of the Estudiantes football club who led the team into the Copa Libertadores competition. He was a member of the Argentinian national team from 1996 to 2010.
He started his career with his father's old club, Estudiantes, before going on to play in Europe.
He returned home to Estudiantes after 10 years of earning the Scudetto and UEFA titles with several Italian teams.
His father, Juan Veron, was called "La Bruja" (The Witch) and also won a championship with Estudiantes.
He was personally chosen by Diego Maradona for Maradona's 23-man national soccer squad in the 2010 World Cup.