Serbian soccer player best known as a member of clubs like Borussia Dortmund, with whom he won consecutive Bundesliga titles in 2011 and 2012. In international play, he has represented both Serbia and the United States.
He and his family moved to Germany when he was a child following the outbreak of the Bosnian War in his home country.
He collaborated with rapper Filip Filipi on a song called "Kings of Africa" in 2010.
His parents are named Zeljko and Svjetlana.
He has been teammates with Japan's Shinji Kagawa at Borussia Dortmund.