Professional Dutch football player who is known for his work as a midfielder for the football club FC Twente. He is also known for his playing with the Netherlands national teams as a midfielder as well including for their Under-21 teams.
His youth career first began in 1998 when he started playing for the SV Dieen club. In 2004 he started working with the AZ club and went on to join their senior team in 2010 where he made his professional debut. In 2012, he was selected to play as part of the Netherlands national team.
He is known for winning the KNVB club during the 2012 and 2013 season with the AZ club. He is also known for winning the Johan Cruijff Shield Cup in 2015 as part of the PSV club.
He was born and raised in Ait Izzou Morocco.