Striker most well-known for using for the Bundesliga group Werder Bremen from 2001 to 2008 as well as the Croatian country wide group from 2004 to 2011. He gained both Bundesliga and DFB Glass game titles with Werder Bremen in 2004. He was created in Hamburg and got his youngsters profession underway with Union 03 Altona in 1984. He participated within the 2008 UEFA Euro competition shortly after going through a kidney transplant, getting the first participant ever to try out in a significant competition carrying out a transplant. He got wedded in 2003 and includes a daughter called Fabiana. He was teammates with goalkeeper Sebastian Mielitz on Werder Bremen.