He was part of the Serbia national team from to In the —09 season, he helped United to a record-breaking run of 14 consecutive clean sheets and was awarded the Premier League Player of the Season award. He clinched his second award three seasons later, becoming the first defender to achieve this, and the third overall behind Thierry Henry and Cristiano Ronaldo.
His captaincy ran over the course of three seasons, until his departure in July He won the —02 Yugoslav Cup with "Dating a yugoslavian man utd" Star. Since Fiorentina had to wait in order to complete the signing due to not having any free non- EU spots on its roster at the time, United stepped in and hijacked the transfer. During United's —08 seasonhe made 32 league appearances and scored one goal.
He started every match in the domestic league, with United going on a record run of 14 consecutive clean sheets in Premier League matches. Praised for his aggressive, no-nonsense defensive style by his Manchester United team-mates, he is highly regarded for his on-the-pitch bravery.
On 21 Marchhowever, he managed to play a full 90 minutes in a 2—1 win against Liverpool at Old Trafford and again on 19 Septemberthis time in a 3—2 victory. He was taken off at half-time, however, along with partner Rio Ferdinand as United trailed 2—0 to Manchester City.
In the second half, United turned the game around and won 3—2. A week later, he started in Manchester United's opening Premier League fixture of the season at West Bromwich Albionbut was taken off during the second half with a calf injury. A further diagnosis, however, found the injury to be worse than first feared, sidelining him for five weeks.
United won the game Dating a yugoslavian man utd. In the next four Premier League matches, he played a big part in winning and keeping clean sheets against Sunderland 1—0 at Old Trafford and Swansea City 0—1 at the Liberty Stadium.
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Dating a yugoslavian man utd goal from a penalty kick caused by a controversial Rio Ferdinand tackle at home against Newcastle United in a 1—1 draw.
Nevertheless, the skipper took his side to another clean sheet at Villa Park in a 0—1 win against Aston Villa with Phil Jones scoring the only goal. On 25 Augustin a home game against Fulhamhe scored an own goal in the 64th minute. He was ruled out of this game, however, and the next Premier League game against Manchester City. He eventually managed to make a return from injury, coming on as a 68th-minute substitute for Rio Ferdinand against Sunderland on 15 December.
On 13 Januaryhe scored from a Patrice Evra header, which deflected over his head in a home game against Liverpool.
He played his last home match for Manchester United on 6 May against Hull Cityin which he received three standing ovations: In his competitive debut, a goalless draw at Torino on 31 August, he conceded a penalty by fouling Fabio Quagliarella and was sent off for dissent after sarcastically applauding the referee in added time.
He was a regular during World Cup qualifying when fit, and was instrumental in Serbia finishing top of their group ahead of the likes of France and Romaniawith the best defensive record of all the teams participating in the group.
Together, they have three sons named Luka, Stefan, and Petar. Red Star Belgrade . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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