Forward who rose to fame for his career playing in Italy's Serie A, including for AS Roma between 2006-2011. He helped lead the club to two Coppa Italia victories between 2006-2008, and subsequently signed with Juventus.
He was discovered by Italian soccer executive Pantaleo Corvino. He made his professional debut in Sutjeska Nikšić in 1999.
He was named the Montenegrin Footballer of the Year for the seventh time in 2013. He helped Juventus win Serie A for the third straight season in 2014.
He was originally born and raised in Nikšić, Montenegro.
He and Andrea Barzagli played as teammates for Juventus.