Center back who joined FC Basel in 2012 and became a member of the Swiss national team in 2013.
He debuted professionally for FC Wil 1900 in 2009.
He scored his first goal in international competition on September 6, 2013 in a 4-4 tie against Iceland.
He was born in Wil, Switzerland.
He and striker Eren Derdiyok became teammates on the Swiss national team.