Bekim Balaj

1991 - Today

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Bekim Balaj (born 11 January 1991) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club Boluspor and the Albania national team. Balaj started his football career with his hometown club Vllaznia and made his professional debut at the age of 17 before going on to score 17 goals in 38 games for the club before moving to Turkey to join Gençlerbirliği. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bekim Balaj has received more than 223,891 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Bekim Balaj is the 8,416th most popular soccer player (down from 6,444th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Albania (down from 53rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Albanian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bekim Balaj ranks 8,416 out of 16,923Before him are Danilo Avelar, Nikita Rukavytsya, Exequiel Palacios, Nao Shikata, Robbie Kruse, and Delron Buckley. After him are Liassine Cadamuro, Inka Grings, Danny Carvajal, César Martín, Alireza Mansourian, and Joshua King.

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Among people born in 1991, Bekim Balaj ranks 318Before him are Ji Dong-won, Young Thug, Dina Garipova, Yves Lampaert, Lakeith Stanfield, and Liu Shiwen. After him are Alexandra Popp, Devon Werkheiser, Gregory Mertens, Ömer Bayram, Erina Mano, and Nathaniel Clyne.

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In Albania

Among people born in Albania, Bekim Balaj ranks 67 out of 83Before him are Panagiotis Kone (1987), Mirela Maniani (1976), Elseid Hysaj (1994), Sotiris Ninis (1990), Orges Shehi (1977), and Eugent Bushpepa (1984). After him are Arilena Ara (1998), Hamdi Salihi (1984), Olta Boka (1991), Elhaida Dani (1993), Kejsi Tola (1992), and Masiela Lusha (1985).


Among soccer players born in Albania, Bekim Balaj ranks 10Before him are Altin Lala (1975), Erjon Bogdani (1977), Panagiotis Kone (1987), Elseid Hysaj (1994), Sotiris Ninis (1990), and Orges Shehi (1977). After him are Hamdi Salihi (1984), Ronald Gërçaliu (1986), Edmond Kapllani (1982), Jahmir Hyka (1988), and Elvin Beqiri (1980).