Bekim Balaj

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Bekim Balaj
69

2.25

M.€

9

33

years

ST

Profile of Bekim Balaj

Season 2023/24

Competitive matches
43
Matches
played
3867'
Minutes
played
22
0.51
Goals/90'
4
0.09
Assists/90'
6/0
0.14
Cards/90'
Bekim Balaj
Bekim Balaj
33
years
ALB
Albania
72
kgs
For
position
188
cms
9
shirt number
2.25
M.€
69
ELO

Born on 11 January 1991 in Tirana

Personal data
Country of birth
Albania Albania
Preferred foot
Right foot
Continent of birth
Europe
Region of birth
Southern Europe
Career details
Status
Midfield
Current club
Vllaznia Shkodër Vllaznia Shkodër
Current competition
Kategoria Superiore Kategoria Superiore
Previous club
Keciorengucu Keciorengucu
Previous competition
1. Lig 1. Lig
Historic team
Vllaznia Shkodër Vllaznia Shkodër
Historical competition
Kategoria Superiore Kategoria Superiore
Last number
9
Most common shirt number
19
Other shirt numbers
99, 19, 18

Form in last matches

Competitions played in

Participation and performances
Kategoria Superiore
44%
Wins
16 W
11 D
9 L
Conference League qualifiers
50%
Wins
1 W
0 D
1 L
Cup
40%
Wins
2 W
1 D
2 L

Team's position in the competition

Matchday 36 PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
1
KF Egnatia
KF Egnatia 63 36 18 9 9 51 38 +13
2
Partizani Tirana
Partizani Tirana 63 36 17 12 7 51 29 +22
3
Vllaznia Shkodër
Vllaznia Shkodër 59 36 16 11 9 41 34 +7
4
Skënderbeu Korçë
Skënderbeu Korçë 51 36 15 6 15 37 39 -2
5
KF Tirana
KF Tirana 50 36 13 11 12 56 49 +7

Position on the pitch

Main position
Forward 98%
Other positions
  • Right winger 2%
ST
RW
Campo de Fútbol

Attributes

68
pace
60
shot
50
pass
65
Dribbling
29
defence
69
Stamina
Main features
Power header

Rating progression

69 ▲ 4
5830 09
1213 10
9096 10
10060 11
10050 12
5816 13
10057 14
9814 14
2481 16
2432 19
111701 21
12569 21
12981 22
5830 22
Highest value in career
73 (2016)
Rankings
General
5868º
Age
268º
By country
20º 20º
By position
1442º F
By position
810º ST ST

Evolution of market value

2 M€ ▲ 0.8
5830 09
1213 10
9096 10
10060 11
10050 12
5816 13
10057 14
9814 14
2481 16
2432 19
111701 21
12569 21
12981 22
5830 22
Highest value in career
8.27M (2017)
Rankings
General
11952º
Age
381º
By country
89º 89º
By position
3120º F
By position
1663º ST ST
Contract information
Start of contract
14/01/2023
End of contract
30/06/2025
Contract length
15/06/2026

Past signings

Season. Date
Origin Destination Cost
22/23 14/01/2023
Keciorengucu
Keciorengucu
Vllaznia Shkodër
Vllaznia Shkodër
Free transfer
22/23 17/07/2022
Boluspor
Boluspor
Keciorengucu
Keciorengucu
Free transfer
21/22 16/01/2022
FK Nizhny Novgorod
FK Nizhny Novgorod
Escudo
Released
21/22 01/07/2021
Sturm Graz
Sturm Graz
Escudo
Released
19/20 29/07/2019
Escudo
Sturm Graz
Sturm Graz
Free transfer
Total amount of money in transfer dealings 3M

Professional performance

Average number of goals
Current season 43
22
0.51
67
Calendar year 24
10
0.42
68
Last 6 months 26
12
0.46
68
Last 365 days 43
22
0.51
67
Last 3 years 118
33
0.28
63
Last 5 years 192
49
0.26
64
Career 520
143
0.28
63

List of clubs played for

Teams Season MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Vllaznia Shkodër
Vllaznia Shkodër
2023/24
43 22 4 6 0 43 43 0 3867' 33 7.9 67
Kategoria Superiore
Kategoria Superiore
36 18 1 6 0 36 36 0 3238' 33 7.9 67
Cup
Cup
5 3 2 0 0 5 5 0 449' 33 6.5 68
Conference League qualifiers
Conference League qualifiers
2 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 180' 32 6.9 63
Vllaznia Shkodër
Vllaznia Shkodër
2022/23
25 3 2 1 0 25 20 5 1776' 32 6.2 61
Keciorengucu
Keciorengucu
2022/23
16 3 0 1 0 16 6 10 613' 31 5.3 60
Boluspor
Boluspor
2021/22
14 4 1 1 1 14 11 3 947' 31 6.5 61
FK Nizhny Novgorod
FK Nizhny Novgorod
2021/22
15 0 0 2 0 15 12 3 1026' 30 6 62

Teammates

Player rating and role
E. Hakaj
D
E. Hakaj
67
-1
M. Juric
D
M. Juric
66
2
E. Mala
MF
E. Mala
66
-1
M. Stojanović
D
M. Stojanović
65
3
I. Gruda
F
I. Gruda
63
5
A. Krymi
MF
A. Krymi
62
1
Rejan Alivoda
MF
Rejan Alivoda
62
10
Geralb Smajli
D
Geralb Smajli
62
6
L. Boshnjaku
MF
L. Boshnjaku
61
6
K. Qarri
GK
K. Qarri
59
11
E. Sala
D
E. Sala
55
2
M. Çoba
F
M. Çoba
55
2
A. Ajdarević
MF
A. Ajdarević
50
-2
Jurgen Mehidri
GK
Jurgen Mehidri
46
-1
Andrey Yago
D
Andrey Yago
46
0
Gledjan Pusi
D
Gledjan Pusi
45
13
D. Beci
D
D. Beci
39
-6
B. Gomes
F
B. Gomes
36
-3
Antonio Delaj
MF
Antonio Delaj
30
5

Historical performance in clubs

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Vllaznia Shkodër
Vllaznia Shkodër
3 104 89 8015' 37 11
Sturm Graz
Sturm Graz
2 64 34 3194' 14 10
Akhmat Grozny
Akhmat Grozny
3 64 45 3888' 13 3
KF Tirana
KF Tirana
3 55 44 3952' 21 7
HNK Rijeka
HNK Rijeka
2 54 41 3685' 20 8
Jagiellonia Bialystok
Jagiellonia Bialystok
1 37 17 1966' 9 1
Sparta Praha
Sparta Praha
1 19 11 971' 4 2
Keciorengucu
Keciorengucu
1 16 6 613' 3 1
FK Nizhny Novgorod
FK Nizhny Novgorod
1 15 12 1026' 0 2
Boluspor
Boluspor
1 14 11 947' 4 2
Slavia Praha
Slavia Praha
1 13 7 634' 3 2
Olimpiku Tiranë
Olimpiku Tiranë
1 4 2 215' 1 0
Gençlerbirliği SK
Gençlerbirliği SK
1 2 1 47' 0 0
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
Kategoria Superiore
Kategoria Superiore
5 123 108 9704' 45 15
Premier League
Premier League
4 76 54 4644' 12 5
Austrian Bundesliga
Austrian Bundesliga
2 57 27 2636' 9 10
1. HNL
1. HNL
2 45 35 3151' 18 8
Ekstraklasa
Ekstraklasa
1 31 12 1551' 7 1

Teams played for

Vllaznia Shkodër
Vllaznia Shkodër
3 season
37
104
Sturm Graz
Sturm Graz
2 season
14
64
Akhmat Grozny
Akhmat Grozny
3 season
13
64
KF Tirana
KF Tirana
3 season
21
55
HNK Rijeka
HNK Rijeka
2 season
20
54
Jagiellonia Bialystok
Jagiellonia Bialystok
1 season
9
37
Sparta Praha
Sparta Praha
1 season
4
19
Keciorengucu
Keciorengucu
1 season
3
16
FK Nizhny Novgorod
FK Nizhny Novgorod
1 season
0
15
Boluspor
Boluspor
1 season
4
14
Slavia Praha
Slavia Praha
1 season
3
13
Olimpiku Tiranë
Olimpiku Tiranë
1 season
1
4
Gençlerbirliği SK
Gençlerbirliği SK
1 season
0
2

For the national team

3073
48 times at International
12 times at U21
6 times at U19
9
Average number of goals
0.19
0
1
0
Other information
Times called up
61
Matches as a starter
20
Off the bench
28
Debut
14/11/2012
Age on debut
21.8 years old
Last match
26/10/2022
Age in last game
31.8 years old

Career with national team

Teams Year MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Albania
Albania
2022
3 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 55' 31 4.8 62
International Friendly
International Friendly
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 32' 31 6 60
UEFA Nations League
UEFA Nations League
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 23' 31 4.1 62
Albania
Albania
2021
4 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 171' 30 4.9 61
Albania
Albania
2020
4 1 0 0 0 4 1 3 94' 29 4.9 64
Albania
Albania
2019
7 2 0 1 0 7 5 2 416' 28 5.2 65
Albania
Albania
2018
9 1 0 0 0 9 3 6 479' 27 5.1 61

Teammates in the national team

Player rating and role
B. Djimsiti
D
B. Djimsiti
85
0
T. Strakosha
GK
T. Strakosha
82
0
E. Hysaj
D
E. Hysaj
82
0
E. Berisha
GK
E. Berisha
82
0
L. Cana
D
L. Cana
82
0
Myrto Uzuni
F
Myrto Uzuni
78
0
M. Mavraj
D
M. Mavraj
78
0
A. Agolli
D
A. Agolli
77
0
S. Çikalleshi
F
S. Çikalleshi
76
0
A. Abrashi
MF
A. Abrashi
76
0
Y. Ramadani
MF
Y. Ramadani
75
0
T. Xhaka
MF
T. Xhaka
75
0
Rey Manaj
F
Rey Manaj
74
0
O. Shehi
GK
O. Shehi
74
0
E. Lenjani
D
E. Lenjani
73
0
E. Kaçe
MF
E. Kaçe
73
0
A. Sadiku
F
A. Sadiku
72
0
L. Memushaj
MF
L. Memushaj
71
0
A. Hoxha
GK
A. Hoxha
71
0

Performances for the national team

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Albania
Albania
11 48 20 2130' 9 1
Albania U21
Albania U21
4 8 8 612' 3 3
Albania U19s
Albania U19s
1 3 3 225' 2 0
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
International Friendly
International Friendly
10 19 5 660' 4 0
EC Qualifying
EC Qualifying
3 12 9 729' 3 1
UEFA Nations League
UEFA Nations League
3 9 2 306' 0 0
U21 EC Qualifying
U21 EC Qualifying
4 8 8 612' 3 3
WC Qual. Europe
WC Qual. Europe
3 7 4 404' 2 0

Titles

  • Albanian Super Cup winner
    Albanian Super Cup winner
  • 3
    Albanian Cup winner
    Albanian Cup winner

Best performances