Benfica have signed Argentina centre-back Ezequiel Garay from Real Madrid for an undisclosed fee.
Both clubs confirmed the news of the 24-year-old's switch on their websites on Saturday evening. No details were given regarding length of contract.
Garay put pen to paper in Santa Fe, where he is representing Argentina in the Copa America.
The former Newell's Old Boys defender joined Madrid in 2008 after a three-year stint with Racing Santander.