Movers & Shakers
Stepped up to lead the national team in 2010 after two years as under-21 coach, having made 55 appearances for Luxembourg between 1991 and 2002. He played all his club football in the Grand Duchy.
Played professionally in Belgium in the 1970s and early 1980s and won 54 caps for Luxembourg. Was in charge of the national team from 1985 until 2001 before taking over as president of the Luxembourg Football Federation in 2004.
Played professionally for a decade in Germany, Switzerland and France before joining Progres Niederkorn in 2017. National captain and record appearance holder, he won his 100th cap against San Marino in September.
Tipped as a future star, he has both the ability and the mentality to succeed. Only 18 but a regular in the national under-21 side, he has been on the bench in the Bundesliga with Mainz this season.
Arrived in the Duchy as a one-year-old refugee from the Balkan conflict and played for Luxembourg at under-17s and under-19s before switching to his father’s country, Bosnia. The Juventus midfielder is still well liked in Luxembourg, where he returns regularly to see his family.