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Valmir Berisha (born 6 June 1996) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a forward. He is currently playing for Ungmennafélagið Fjölnir in Iceland.

Valmir Berisha
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-06-06) 6 June 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Deçan, Kosovo, FR Yugoslavia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Fjölnir
Number 20
Youth career
0000–2013 Halmstads BK
2013–2014 Roma
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Roma 0 (0)
2015Panathinaikos (loan) 1 (0)
2015–2016 SC Cambuur 6 (0)
2017– Aalesund 23 (0)
2018–Fjölnir (loan) 12 (1)
National team
2012–2013 Sweden U17 17 (13)
2013–2015 Sweden U19 12 (6)
2016 Sweden U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 August 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 August 2016

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Club careerEdit

Having played for Halmstads BK as a youth, Berisha signed a 2.5-year contract with Roma in January 2014.[1] He joined Panathinaikos on loan during the 2014–15 season. He made his Superleague debut on 3 May 2015 against PAE Kerkyra replacing Nikos Karelis after 80 minutes in a 1–1 draw.[2] In July 2015, he again left Roma temporarily, moving to Dutch club SC Cambuur on loan for the 2015–16 with the option of a further season.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played on 26 November 2017[4]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Panathinaikos (loan) 2014–15 Superleague Greece 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Cambuur 2015–16 Eredivisie 6 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Aalesund 2017 Eliteserien 23 0 2 0 0 0 25 0
Fjölnir 2018 Úrvalsdeild 12 1 2 2 0 0 14 3
Career totals 42 1 5 2 0 0 47 3

International careerEdit

Berisha was a member of the Swedish under-17 national team that finished third at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup and finished as the top scorer in the competition with seven goals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matthew Scott (2 February 2014). "Valmir Berisha rejected Borussia Dortmund and Juventus to join Roma". Goal.com. Retrieved 25 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Kerkyra vs. Panathinaikos". Soccerway. 3 May 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Transfert: La Roma prête encore Valmir Berisha". L'Équipe (in French). 4 July 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2018. 
  4. ^ Valmir Berisha at Soccerway. Retrieved 25 March 2018.

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