Croatian midfielder who was named captain of Seville FC in 2013 after first joining the team in 2011. He played for Schalke from 2007 to 2011 and became a member of the Croatian national team in 2007.
His decision to represent Croatia instead of Switzerland, where he was born, sparked controversy.
He joined Darijo Srna on the Croatian national team in 2007.
He made his professional debut with FC Basel in 2005.
His parents were Croatian, but he was born in Mohlin, Switzerland.