The Bosnian international is a Hoffenheim player as of July 2014. Before joining his new team he played the World Cup in Brazil for his home country. In the Bundesliga he has been playing for Eintracht Braunschweig before. Over there the fans called him "Iron Ermin" in regard to his umcompromising style of play. A nickname he has gotten accustomed to. His family is living in Heilbronn - only a couple of miles away from Hoffenheim. So Ermin has returned home - in some ways.