Defensive midfielder who joined Dynamo Kyiv in 2008 and was a member of the Croatian national team from 2007 to 2014.
He debuted professionally for Bjelovar in 2001.
He scored 11 goals in 66 appearances for Dinamo Zagreb from 2006 to 2008.
He was born in Bjelovar, Yugoslavia.
He and fellow midfielder Luka Modric became teammates on the Croatian national team.