Philadelphia Union midfielder Haris Medunjanin hit a personal milestone last week, earning his 60th career cap for Bosnia-Herzegovina in their 1-0 win over Bulgaria in a friendly on March 23.
In the match, the veteran came on at the half, logging 45 minutes and held court in the Bosnia-Herzegovina midfield, helping his club keep Bulgaria off the scoresheet and left the contest with the win and the shutout.
Medunjanin has now played 45 minutes or more in 10 consecutive appearances for Bosnia-Herzegovina. This stretch of consistent play dates back to June 3, 2016.
The midfielder has proven to be a leader for the Bosnia-Herzegovina squad, wearing the Captain’s Armband four times, including two of their last three matches.
In his illustrious international career, Medunjanin has scored nine times for his country, with eight of those nine goals coming in UEFA Euro Qualifying competition and World Cup Qualifiers.
As Medunjanin returns to the United States to join the club, the Union will look to the veteran as he brings that international experience and leadership to the Boys in Blue.
The international reliable has translated to the club, as Medunjanin started all 34 matches in 2017, logging over 3,000 minutes on the pitch.
Medunjanin and the Union will be back in MLS action this week when they take on Colorado Rapids in their first road match of the 2018 campaign. Kick off from Colorado is set for 9 p.m. ET and will be aired on the Live Well Network.