|Date of birth||8 December 1987|
|Place of birth||Srbica, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre-back, Defensive midfielder|
|2007||→ Viikingit (loan)||10||(0)|
|2009||→ Thrasyvoulos (loan)||9||(0)|
|2009–2010||→ AlbinoLeffe (loan)||23||(1)|
|2012–2013||→ Reggina (loan)||29||(0)|
|2014||→ Honka (loan)||16||(1)|
|2014–||→ Monza (loan)||16||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 December 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mehmet Hetemaj (born 8 December 1987), is a Finnish professional football centre-back and defensive midfielder of Albanian descent who plays for Italian Lega Pro side Monza and has represented Finland national team. Hetemaj was born in Skenderaj, Kosovo. He started his football career in HJK youth team.
Hetemaj started his career in Finland in HJK Helsinki where he made 17 appearances between 2006 and 2007. During 2007 season he was loaned to Viikingit for 9 matches.
In June 2010 AlbinoLeffe announced to have completed a bid to sign the player on a permanent basis from Panionios. He signed a 4-year contract. On July 2012 he was loaned out to Serie B outfit Reggina Calcio. The loan contract with Reggina ended after the 2012/13 season and Hetemaj returned to AlbinoLeffe. In January 2014 it was announced that Hetemaj had signed a loan contract until the end of August 2014 with a Finnish Premier League team Honka. in July 2014 before Hetemaj´s loan contract with Honka had ended AlbinoLeffe loaned Hetemaj to Monza.
Hetemaj made his senior debut for Finland against Japan in February 2009.
- HJK Helsinki
- As of 17 June 2013
|Finland national team|
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- Mehmet Hetemaj at U.C. AlbinoLeffe (Italian)
- Mehmet Hetemaj at National-Football-Teams.com
- Mehmet Hetemaj career stats at Soccerbase
- Mehmet Hetemaj at Soccerway.com
- (German) Profie at Welt Fussball