Goalkeeper who is famous for his international club career, including on the Spanish La Liga club Atletico Madrid. He contributed regularly for them en route to a second place finish in the UEFA Champions League tournament in 2015-2016.
He began playing soccer at age 5 for his hometown club of Ločan. He made his professional debut in 2009 for Olimpija Ljubljana.
He rose to fame as the starting goalkeeper for Portugal's Benfica of the Primeira Liga between 2010-2014. He won the Portuguese League of Professional Football award for the year's best goalkeeper in 2014 following Benfica's UEFA Europa League runner-up finish that year.
He has one older sister named Teja, who is a professional basketball player.
He and Miguel Angel Moya have played as goalkeepers for Spain's Atletico Madrid.