Position : Defender
Date of birth : 31 January, 1981
Team : Sunderland (England)
Nationality : Argentina
Notes : Was spotted playing for Argentina U/21 in a friendly against England and became a target for top Premier League clubs including Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds. Decided to moved from Argentinos Juniors, where he has been since aged 13, to Sunderland for £3.5m. Argentine U/17 and U/21 international. Scored 2 goals to help Argentina finish second at the South American U/20 Championship. Helped Argentina win the World Youth Cup in 2001.
LAST UPDATED: 15 July, 2001
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