He started playing the game as a child in San Juan (Argentina), a city that along with Mendoza is the home of the sport in Argentina. At Club Olimpia he was one of the outstanding performers before being snapped up by HC Liceo in Europe. In Galicia won the CERS Cup (2009/10). He was top scorer in the league that season with 43, and also won last season's Champions League, in which he was named Player of the Tournament.
In the OK Liga, he was named MVP of all-star game in 2011.
At the age of 25 in the summer of 2011, he decided to make the move to Barça where his contribution of goals has been vital in recent seasons.
In 2013/14 he was top scorer in the OK League with a record 56 goals. In recent seasons he has led the scoring charts in all competitions for the Club.
With the Argentine national side he was runner up in the World Championships in 2005 in California, third two years later in Switzerland, and runner up again in 2009 and 2011, in Vigo and in San Juan, Argentina respectively.
An explosive player who moves well on and off the ball, Pablito Álvarez will cover for the loss of Carlos López. Both are similar players and both are left-handed.