Date of Birth8.25.1983 (39)
BirthplaceZenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2012: Scored two goals in 12 appearances (three starts), registering 325 minutes in regular season play… Played two games, including one start, in the Amway Canadian Championship… Recorded one goal and two assists in 10 MLS Reserve League games, including nine as a starter… Also played in international matches against Olympique Lyonnais and Bologna FC.
2011: Signed with the Impact on Aug. 2… Was named the Newcomer of the Year, after finishing the season as the Impact leading-passer and third leading-scorer, registering three goals and four assists for 10 points in as many games, including eight as a starter.
2010: Tallied one goal and one assist in 18 games, including 11 as a starter, with New York… Started at left wing for the Red Bulls in a 3-1 victory against Santos FC, the first game played at the new Red Bull Arena… Became a free agent after his contract expired at the end of the season
2009: Made a career-high 23 appearances for the Red Bulls, starting 13… Registered one assist… Also played two games in the CONCACAF Champions League against Trinidad and Tobago club W Connection.
2008: Appeared in 16 regular-season matches, with nine as a starter, and scored his first league goal on Aug. 10, against league rival DC United… During the 2008 MLS Cup Playoffs, started all of the team’s four playoff games helping the club reach the 2008 MLS Cup final.
2007: Drafted in the third round, 33rd overall, by the New York Red Bulls in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft… In his first season with New York, registered one assist in in 12 regular-season matches and both of the club's playoff matches… Was also loaned out for one game during the 2007 season to the Minnesota Thunder of the USL First Division, tallying one goal in a 4-2 loss to the Rochester Rhinos.
2006: Played 12 games with the Chicago Fire Premier, the MLS Chicago Fire reserve team… Was named to the USL Premier Development League's All-Central Conference team.
2005: Played two games with the Cleveland Internationals, in the USL Premier Development League.
Began his college soccer career at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2002, before transferring to the University of Akron, where he played from 2004 to 2006… At Akron, was named an NSCAA All-American his last two years, and was the 2006 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year.