Attacking midfielder who's played professionally for Velez Sarsfield, Internazionale, and Sampdoria. He made his debut with the Argentine national team in 2011.
He played youth soccer with Boca Juniors and Velez Sarsfield.
He scored his first goal in international competition on June 7, 2014 in a friendly match against Slovenia.
His full name is Ricardo Gabriel Álvarez. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He joined forward Sergio Agüero on the Argentine national team in 2011.