1981: Born October 21 in Titovo Uzice in Yugoslavia.
1996: Signed up by Red Star Belgrade.
2002: October 12 - Makes his international debut for Serbia and Montenegro against Italy in a Euro 2004 qualifier.
2004: Under his captaincy, Red Star win the Serbia and Montenegro league and cup double.
July - Moves to Russian Premier League side Spartak Moscow for an undisclosed fee.
2005: December 25 - Manchester United confirm Vidic has agreed to join them in an estimated £7million deal.
2006-07: Helps United regain the Premier League title. Also plays in FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea at Wembley.
2008: Helps United to claim their second straight league title and win the Champions League against Chelsea in Moscow.
2009: Wins a third consecutive championship title and first League Cup.
2010: Wins second consecutive League Cup winners' medal as United beat Aston Villa at Wembley.
August - Signs four-year contract extension. Named United skipper.
2011: Leads United to another championship but beaten by Barcelona in the Champions League final at Wembley.
2013: Captains United to the league title - the fifth of his time at Old Trafford.
2014: February 7 - Confirms Manchester United exit in June. March 5 - Inter Milan announce Vidic will join them in summer.