Erton Fejzullahu facts for kids
Fejzullahu with Djurgårdens IF in 2013
|Full name||Erton Fejzullahu|
|Date of birth||9 April 1988|
|Place of birth||Mitrovica, SFR Yugoslavia|
|2007||→ Mjällby AIF (loan)||22||(5)|
|2011||→ Randers FC (loan)||7||(0)|
|2011–2012||→ Mjällby AIF (loan)||21||(6)|
|2014||→ Beijing Guoan (loan)||14||(7)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Erton Fejzullahu (born 9 April 1988) is a Kosovan professional footballer who last played as a striker for Lithuanian club Žalgiris and the Kosovo national team, he previously represented Sweden at youth and full international level.
Fejzullahu began his career with fifth-tier team Högadals IS, before moving to Danish side FC Copenhagen in 2005.
In January 2007 Fejzullahu returned to Sweden to sign with Mjällby AIF, who played in the second tier Superettan at that time and therefore was the highest level club near his hometown. There Fejzullahu adjusted to first team football and eventually had a big breakthrough in the 2009 Superettan, where he scored 13 goals in 14 games during the first half of the season and played a key role in eliminating two Allsvenskan teams in the Svenska Cupen.
On 17 July 2009, Eredivisie club NEC Nijmegen signed Fejzullahu on a four-year contract. He started well and was a regular starter during his first year with the Dutch club. In his second year he found playing time harder to come by and was loaned out for a short period to Danish club Randers FC. He then went on a second loan back home to Mjällby for the second half of the 2011 Allsvenskan season. At first he struggled while playing for his old club. Fejzullahu later stated that this was caused by bad form and him lacking both mentally and physically at the time. He stayed with Mjällby for the first half of the following season too and there he finally started showing improved form, scoring six goals in 15 games. As the loan ended in summer 2012 Mjällby wanted to sign him permanently but could not afford it.
Djurgårdens IF instead bought him from the Dutch club for a reported sum of ten million SEK. On 31 July 2012, Fejzullahu signed a contract which made him a Djurgårdens IF player until summer 2016.
On 30 July 2014, Fejzullahu made his debut for Beijing Guoan, as a loan player with a performance of two goals and an assist. On 1 January 2015, he signed a contract with Beijing Guoan after the expiry of the contract as loan player from Djurgårdens IF.
On 25 January 2016, Fejzullahu moved to China League One side Dalian Transcendence.
On 28 March 2017, Fejzullahu signed to Eliteserien side Sarpsborg 08 and he signed a contract to end of 2017 Eliteserien. On 2 April 2017, he made his debut in a 3–1 home win against Sogndal after coming on as a substitute at 78th minute in place of Jonas Lindberg.
On 21 July 2017, Fejzullahu signed for Allsvenskan side Kalmar. On 23 July 2017, he made his debut in a 2–0 home win against AFC Eskilstuna after being named in the starting line-up.
In December 2012 Fejzullahu was selected for the first time ever to join the Sweden, on a three-game tour in January 2013. On 23 January 2013. Fejzullahu made his debut for the senior team and scoring the equalizing goal in a 1–1 draw against North Korea in the King's Cup. After full-time was played, the standing was 1–1, and Sweden won on penalty-shootout. Through this victory Sweden also became unofficial world champions.
In December 2014 Fejzullahu expressed to the media that he expected to be part of the Albania, since he was an ethnic Albanian and Sweden had ignored him. He was in contact with the Albanian Football Association and was expected to be called up by Albania's coach, Gianni de Biasi.
|F.C. Copenhagen||2006–07||Danish Superliga||0||0||—||—||0||0|
|Mjällby AIF||2007 (loan)||Superettan||22||5||0||0||—||22||5|
|Randers (loan)||2010–11||Danish Superliga||7||0||1||0||—||8||0|
|Mjällby AIF (loan)||2011||Allsvenskan||6||0||0||0||—||6||0|
|Beijing Guoan||2014 (loan)||Chinese Super League||14||7||1||1||—||15||8|
|Dalian Transcendence||2016||China League One||7||1||0||0||—||7||1|
- Scores and goals list Sweden's goal tally first.
|1.||23 January 2013||700th Anniversary Stadium, Chiang Mai||North Korea||1–1||1–1||2013 King's Cup|
|2.||17 January 2014||Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi||Moldova||1–1||2–1||Friendly|
- King's Cup: 2013
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