Midfielder who joined Atletico Madrid in 2007. He helped the team win the UEFA Europa League in 2010 and the La Liga title in 2014.
He spent his youth career with Ardoi and Osasuna.
He appeared in 20 matches for the Spanish U21 team from 2006 to 2009.
He was born in Pamplona, Spain.
He and winger Dani Aquino became teammates on Atletico Madrid in 2013.