Position : Midfielder
Date of birth : 21 January, 1981
Team : Juventus (Italy)
Nationality : Australia
Notes : Born in Yugoslavia but came to Australia in 1996. Was signed by Perth Glory from AIS and has impressed in his first professional season helping them to the final of the Australian league in 1999/00. Was substituted mid-game in the final for more defensive options after Perth were 3-0 up but they let it slip back to 3-3 and lost the penalty shoot-out to Wollongong Wolves. Was named U/21 player of the year in Australian league. Moved to Juventus for £1.6m rejecting moves to Hertha Berlin, Borussia Dortmund and Leeds. Was immediately loaned out to Swiss side Basel to gain experience.
LAST UPDATED: 1 June, 2001
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