Álvaro González Soberón (born in Santander, Cantabria) commonly known as ' Álvaro', is a Spanish football central defender who plays for Real Zaragoza. Alvaro starting his youth career of playing football from his hometown side Racing de Santander from season 2003 to 2009, which season he made his first debut by appearing in 23 games for the Reserves in the third division. Thereafter , he joined with the club Racing B in year 2009, played only for two-years and rejoined Racing Santander back in the year 2011. Alvaro made his first team La Liga debut against RCD Mallorca on May 1st, 2011 and started campaign 2011-12 in Racing's starting XI, due to injuries of his teammates. In the following year, he joined with Real Zaragoza on his first professional deal.