Midfielder who played professionally from 1997-2008, debuting for Steaua Bucuresti, and he played for Romania's national team in 1999-2000.
He played youth soccer for Girondins Bordeaux in 1996-1997.
He managed a number of teams after his playing career was finished.
He was born in Oradea, Romania.
Attacking midfielder Gheorghe Hagi was his teammate on Romania.