Full back who debuted professionally for San Lorenzo in 2002 and became a member of the Argentinian national team in 2005.
He began his youth career with Obras Sanitarias in 1995.
Prior to joining Argentina's senior national team, he was part of their under-23 national team and captained their under-20 team.
He married Christel Castano in 2013. He has one son, Asier.
He was ejected from the 2013 FA Cup Final for fouling English forward Callum McManaman.