FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013 (7th Place);
Oceania Club Champions 2013;
ASB Charity Cup Champions 2013;
Croatia Representative U20 (1 cap), U19 (13 caps), U18 (5 caps) & U17 (4 caps);
Has represented clubs in the premier leagues of Croatia, Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina;
Previous Professional Clubs
HNK Cibalia, NK Dilj, NK Hrvatski Drogovaljac, NK Slaven Belupo, HNK Vukovar '91, NK Nehaj & NK Zadar (all Croatia), HNK Orasje (Bosnia & Herzegovina) & KS Flamurtari Vlore (Albania)
Most Memorable Match Played In
For NK Slaven Belupo against Aris Thessaloniki FC (Greece) in a UEFA Cup second round qualifying match on 28 August 2008. We played this second leg match at home at the Gradski Stadion in Koprivnica and won 2-0 to qualify for the first round proper of the competition where we met CSKA Moscow (Russia) and were subsequently defeated 1-3 on aggregate over two legs.
Overseas - Wayne Rooney (Manchester United & England)
Croatia - Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich & Croatia)
Local - All of my Auckland City teammates
Toughest Opponent Faced
Sammir, the Brazilian-born Croatian international who plays for Dinamo Zagreb.
Biggest Influence on Your Career
Sportsperson You Most Admire
Janica Kostelic, the famous Croatian alpine ski racer. She is the only woman to win four gold medals in alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics (in 2002 and 2006), and the only woman to win three alpine skiing gold medals in one Olympics (2002).
Best Goal Scored
For NK Slaven Belupo against HNK Hajduk Split in a penalty shoot-out in the quarter-finals of the Croatian Cup on 26 November 2008. We played this second leg match at home at the Gradski Stadion in Koprivnica and the tie was level at 0-0 after two legs and extra time. We eventually lost a heart breaking penalty shoot-out 6-7. Hajduk went on to make the final where they also lost on penalties 3-4 to GNK Dinamo Zagreb after the aggregate score over two legs was level at 3-3.
Married to Dragana
A daughter, Dora
Country You'd Like to Visit
Australia and Morocco
Spending time with my family and friends