Edvin Murati

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Edwin Murati
Personal information
Full name Edwin Murati
Date of birth (1975-11-12) 12 November 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Tirana, Albania
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Paris Saint-Germain 0 (0)
1995–1996 LB Châteauroux 31 (0)
1996–1997 Paris Saint-Germain FC 0 (0)
1997–1998 Stade Saint-Brieuc 1 (0)
1998–1999 Fortuna Düsseldorf 11 (0)
1999–2000 Paris Saint-Germain FC 16 (0)
2000–2002 Lille OSC 29 (1)
2002–2006 Iraklis Thessaloniki F.C. 66 (6)
2007–2008 Panserraikos FC 25 (8)
National team
1998–2006 Albania 42 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Edwin Murati (born 12 November 1975 in Tirana) is a former Albanian footballer. He played for Panserraikos FC and Iraklis F.C. in Greece.[1] He has played also in France,[2] Germany, and for the Albanian national football team.

Biography[edit]

Murati was coached by Luka Shaqiri. He started training with Shaqiri at age eleven. Murati was picked up by Paris St Germain. He was competing against 200 people from all over Europe, and was one of two players chosen. He was talented and hard worker. In the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, he scored a winning goal against UEFA Euro 2004 Champions Team Greece.

Murati made 41 appearances for the Albania national football team.[3]

National team statistics[edit]

Albania national team
Year Apps Goals
1998 1 0
1999 4 0
2000 5 2
2001 4 0
2002 6 1
2003 8 0
2004 7 1
2005 5 0
2006 2 0
Total 42 4

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 February 2000 National Stadium, Ta' Qali, Malta  Azerbaijan 1–0 1–0 Rothmans Tournament
2. 16 October 2002 Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania  Switzerland 1–1 1–1 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Edvin Murati Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Edvin Murati French league stats at LFP.fr (French)
  3. ^ Hoxha, Florent (16 July 2009). "Albania – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 

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