Center back who also joined Liverpool in 2008 after four years with Zenit Saint Petersburg; joined up with the Slovakia nationwide group in 2004. In 2014 he started playing for Fenerbahce. Starting his profession in his indigenous Slovakia with FK AS Trencin, he relocated to Zenit Saint Petersburg in Russian in 2004. He was called Slovak Footballer of the entire year for the 4th amount of time in 2012. He wedded Barbara Lovasova in 2012. The few has one child, Matteo. He became teammates with Steven Gerrard on Liverpool in 2008.