LAZIO - STAR MAN - DEJAN STANKOVIC
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stankovic arrived at Lazio from Red Star Belgrade in 1998 with a big reputation and he has lived up to expectation at the Stadio Olimpico.
Stankovic has been described as the most complete player at Lazio by the manager who brought him to Rome - Sven Goran Eriksson.
The 25-year-old comes from a footballing family with his father being a distinguished winger at OFK Belgrade.
Stankovic started his career as a defender, but he has developed into an attacking midfielder with an eye for goal.
The Serbia & Montenegro international is a firm favourite with the Lazio fans after staying loyal to the club despite interest from a number of top clubs.