Soccer coach and retired player who was named manager of the Japanese national soccer team in 2015. He's also coached Paris Saint-Germain, Dinamo Zagreb, and Rennes.
He played professionally as a forward for more than a decade and a half, most notably with Nantes and Velez. He represented Yugoslavia internationally, earning 15 caps.
He's also coached the national teams for the Ivory Coast and Algeria. As a player, he lead Ligue 1 in scoring in 1982-1983 and 1984-1985.
He and his wife have two children, Vania and Vanio. He has a brother named Salem.
He's coached Yuto Nagatomo while at the helm of Japan's national team.