Winger who joined Wigan Athletic in 2009 and became known for his speed on the pitch and agile dribbling.
He joined Everton's youth set-up in 1996, and transferred to Wigan in 2007.
In 2013 he briefly became one of the most hated figures in English football for a tackle on Manchester City's Massadio Haidara, but he made up for it with a man of the match award two months later.
He grew up in the town of Huyton, in Merseyside, England.
He played with Angelo Henriquez on Wigan Athletic in 2013.