Belgian-born soccer player known as a left back for clubs like AZ and West Bromwich Albion. He made his international debut for Belgium's Under-16 squad in 2002.
He played in the Standard Liege youth system from 2000 to 2003.
He won Eredivisie and Johan Cruijff Shield titles with AZ in 2009.
His parents are of Italian descent.
He has played with Irishman Chris Brunt at West Bromwich Albion FC.