(; born 1 May 1982 in Metković
) is a Croatian footballer
who currently plays for Shakhtar Donetsk
as a captain and is the captain
of the Croatian national team
, in which he is currently the leading goalscorer out of the current active squad and second on the all time list.
Srna's talent was seen by many scouts in Croatia while he was young. Srna was later signed by Hajduk Split as his talent became desirable for the Croatian giants
In 2003, Srna was sold, along with Stipe Pletikosa
to Shakhtar Donetsk
. He is a common member and the captain in his club side, for whom he has made a large impact in the league.
After the 2006 World Cup
were reported to be after the player's signature but nothing materialized, with what many considered a fallen or rejected sale. Since then, he has been linked with a number of other clubs, including S.S. Lazio
Srna made his debut in main stage of UEFA Champions League
on 14 September 2004 against Milan
On 20 May 2009, Srna won the UEFA Cup
of Shakhtar. Srna provided the assist for Jádson
's winning goal seven minutes into extra time. This was the last UEFA Cup before the change to the Europa League.
Srna was named in the UEFA Champions League Team Of The Year according to player rater (statistics) in the 2010-2011 season where Shakhtar lost in the quarter-final to Barcelona. Srna gave 5 assists in... Read More