Emiljano Vila

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Emiljano Vila
Personal information
Full name Emiljano Vila
Date of birth (1988-03-12) 12 March 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Durrës, Albania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Teuta Durrës 70 (30)
2009–2010 Dinamo Zagreb 0 (0)
2009 Lokomotiva Zagreb (loan) 6 (0)
2010–2011 Dinamo Tirana 45 (15)
2011–2014 PAS Giannina 79 (8)
National team
2003–2004 Albania U17 1 (0)
2005–2006 Albania U19 3 (1)
2007– Albania U21 9 (0)
2009– Albania 27 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 December 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 June 2014

Emiljano Vila (born 12 March 1988 in Durrës) is an Albanian footballer who plays as midfielder. He currently plays for Greek club PAS Giannina F.C. and the Albania national football team.

Career[edit]

Vila started his career with his hometown team, Teuta Durres in 2006. He made his debut on 26 November 2006 in an away match against Partizani Tirana. Vila came on for Bledar Mancaku in the 77th minute of the game.[1] His first goal came in only his 8th career appearance on 10 March 2007 against KS Luftetari Gjirokaster. Vila was on the pitch for the full 90 minutes and scored the opening goal in the 47th minute. The match ended 3–0 for Teuta Durres after two further goals by Daniel Xhafa and Bledar Mancaku.[2]

He signed a 4-year contract with Croatian champions NK Dinamo Zagreb on 19 June 2009.

PAS Giannina[edit]

He reached a verbal agreement to join international team mate Andi Lila at Greek side PAS Giannina on 30 June 2011, and completed a medical the next day to complete his move.He scored his 1st goal in the Greek Superleague in the match against Panaitolikos,by scoring the winning goal of his team in the 71st minute.He also helped his team achieve its 2nd away consecutive win against PAOK,by scoring his 1st goal of his team on the 7th minute.[3][4]

International career[edit]

Vila made his debut for the full national team in 2009 in a friendly against Georgia. He also played for the national team in a friendly against AC Milan which ended 3-3. Vila scored one of the goals however that goal may not count for statistics of the Albanian National Team A, because the match was not played against another national team A.Vila scored his third goal for Albania on 8 June 2014, playing as a starter against San Marino and scoring the third goal in the 73rd minute.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 August 12, 2009 Tirana  Cyprus 6–1 6–1 (Win) Friendly
2 May 27, 2012 Istanbul  Iran 1–0 1–0 (Win) Friendly
3 June 08, 2014 Serravalle  San Marino 0–3 0–3 (Win) Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vila's debut
  2. ^ First career goal
  3. ^ "Pas Janina merr edhe Vilën" (in Albanian). Futbolli Shqiptar. 2011-07-02. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Στα Ιωάννινα αύριο οι Λεάντρο Ντιέγκο Μπεσέρα και Εμιλιάνο Βίλα" (in Greek). PAS Giannina. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 

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