Nicolas Otamendi is an Argentine defender, born on 12th February 1988, who plays for Manchester City. Otamendi made his professional debut for Velez Sarsfield in May 2008 and impressed during his time at the club, as he was named in the South American Team of the Year. In August 2010, Otamendi joined FC Porto, winning three Primeira Liga titles and a Europa League whilst with the Portuguese side. In the winter transfer window of the 2013-14 season, Otamendi left Porto to join Valencia, who immediately loaned him out to Atletico Mineiro. The Argentinean returned to Valencia for the 2014-15 season, but transferred again at the end of this season, to join Manchester City. Otamendi made his debut for the Argentinean senior team in May 2009.