Edvin Murati

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Edvin Murati
Personal information
Full name Edvin Murati
Date of birth (1975-11-12) 12 November 1975 (age 43)
Place of birth Tirana, Albania
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Paris St Germain
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Paris St Germain 0 (0)
1995–1996 LB Châteauroux 31 (0)
1996–1997 Paris St Germain 0 (0)
1997–1998 Stade Briochin 1 (0)
1998–1999 Fortuna Düsseldorf 11 (0)
1999–2000 Paris St Germain 16 (0)
2000–2002 Lille OSC 29 (1)
2002–2006 Iraklis 66 (6)
2007–2008 Panserraikos 25 (8)
National team
1998–2006 Albania 42 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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. In December 2018 he was honoured for his services to Albanian football, alongside Perlat Musta and Qamil Teliti.[3]

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.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Albania in an August 1998 friendly match away against Cyprus and earned a total of 42 caps, scoring 4 goals.[4] His final international was an October 2006 European Championship qualification match against the Netherlands.[5] In the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, he scored a winning goal against UEFA Euro 2004 Champions Team Greece.

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. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2009.
  2. ^ Edvin Murati – French league stats at LFP
  3. ^ Musta, Murati dhe Teliti (pas vdekjes) dekorohen me “Nderi i futbollit shqiptar” - Telegraf (in Albanian)
  4. ^ Hoxha, Florent (16 July 2009). "Albania – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 July 2009.
  5. ^ "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 4 September 2019.

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