He said: "I have appeared in 300 games since I moved to England and I am used to people booing me.
"One day, Gary Speed told me, 'People never boo bad players'. When the opposite fans hate you it means you are a good player.
"When I go to the restaurant with my wife, people look for trouble, but I try to put things into perspective.
"I built a bad reputation for myself but I always take responsibility for my actions."