Born: 2 November 1972 in Treinta y Tres Orientals, Uruguay
Clubs: 1989-1990: Yerbalense (Uruguay). 1991: Defensor Sporting (Uruguay). 1992-1995: Penarol (Uruguay). 1995-1998: Cagliari (Italy). 1998-1999: Espanyo! (Spain). 1999-2003: Malaga (Spain). 2003-2005: Sevilla (Spain). 2005-2006. Portsmouth (England).
Honours: 1993, 1994 and 1995: Uruguayan league championship winner. 2002: IntertotoCup winner. 1994: top scorer in Uruguay, with 19 goals for Penarol. 46 caps for Uruguay, 14 goals.
Miscellaneous: On joining Cagliari, he earned the nickname sa pibinca, a Sardinian expression meaning “nuisance” because of his cavalier attacking style. He also breeds Arabian show horses on his ranch in Treinta y Tres with his family.