|Full name||Ats Purje|
|Date of birth||3 August 1985|
|Place of birth||Tallinn, Estonia|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Winger, Striker|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 February 2015.
Ats Purje (born 3 August 1985 in Tallinn) is an Estonian professional footballer, who plays in Nõmme Kalju. He plays the position of winger or striker. He is also a member of the Estonia national football team.
FC Levadia Tallinn
In 2003, at the age of 17, Purje started his professional career with FC Levadia Maardu (now FC Levadia Tallinn), one of the biggest clubs in Estonia. In 2007 he was relegated to Levadia Tallinn's reserve team, after refusing to sign a contract extension with the club.
FC Inter Turku
On 27 December 2007, he signed a 2-year contract with Finnish Veikkausliiga club FC Inter Turku. On 9 February 2008, Purje scored his first goal in his first game for FC Inter Turku against JK Tallinna Kalev in a friendly match. He scored his first Veikkausliiga goal also in his first Veikkausliiga match on 2`7 April 2008, in a 3–1 victory against RoPS.
AEP Paphos FC
Purje joined Kuopion Palloseura in 2012. He was the team's top goalscorer in 2012 and 2014 seasons.
Purje joined Nõmme Kalju in 2015 after breakdowns in contract negotiations with Kuopion Palloseura. His contract was for 3 seasons. He scored his first goal on his debut on the 3rd minute in a friendly match against FK Ventspils.
For Estonia national football team, Purje is capped 46 times, scoring 5 goals. He made his national team debut on 11 October 2006 against Russia in a UEFA Euro 2008 qualification. He scored his first goal on 20 August 2008 against Malta in a friendly match.
|1||2008-08-20||A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn||Malta||1–1||2–1||Friendly match|
|2||2010-03-03||Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi||Georgia||1–1||2–1||Friendly match|
|3||2010-09-07||A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn||Uzbekistan||1–0||3–3||Friendly match|
|4||2011-09-03||Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana||Slovenia||1–2||1–2||UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying|
|5||2014-09-08||A Le Coq Arena, Tallinn||Slovenia||1–0||1–0||UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying|
|6||2015-06-09||Veritas Stadion, Turku||Finland||0–1||0–2||Friendly match|
|2010–11||AEP Paphos FC||I||26||5|
|2009||FC Inter Turku||I||21||4|
|2008||FC Inter Turku||I||19||7|
|2007||FC Levadia Tallinn||I||16||7|
|2006||FC Levadia Tallinn||I||30||10|
|2005||FC Levadia Tallinn||I||12||4|
|2004||FC Levadia Tallinn||I||17||8|
|2003||FC Levadia Maardu||I||11||4|
- FC Levadia
- Veikkausliiga Player of the Month: May 2008
- "Kõik Eesti internatsionaalid" [All Estonian internationals] (in Estonian). Eesti Jalgpalli Liit. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- Ats Purje mängib uuest hooajast Turu Interis – Soccernet.ee
- Virolainen Ats Purje Interiin – FC Inter
- Inter tyrmäsi JK Tallinna Kalevin 6–0 – FC Inter
- Ats Purje iloitsi ensimmäisestä maalistaan – FC Inter
- ΣΥΜΦΩΝΙΑ ΜΕ ΔΙΕΘΝΗ ΕΣΘΟΝΟ (in Greek). AEP Paphos FC. 1 June 2010. Archived from the original on 14 June 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2010.
- Purje alustas Küprose kõrgliigas väravaga (Estonian)
- Eesti koondise mängud 2006 – Eesti Jalgpalli Liit
- Koondis pakkus ilusa pidupäevakingi – Soccernet.ee
- Stats at Veikkausliiga.com
- Levadia FC profile
- Inter FC profile
- Ats Purje at National-Football-Teams.com
- Guardian Football