Athletes Famous Athletes from Kosovo

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List of famous athletes from Kosovo, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Kosovo has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Kosovo athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Kosovo and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Kosovo then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List ranges from Astrit Ajdarević to Xhevat Prekazi, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Kosovo athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Kosovo?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Kosovo in order to get more information about each one.

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Riza Lushta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Riza Lushta was a Kosovar Albanian football striker.

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Lorik Cana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
S.S. Lazio Lorik Cana is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Italian club Lazio and captains the Albania national football team. He used to primarily play as a defensive

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Njazi Kuqi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Panionios NFC Njazi Kuqi is a Finnish footballer of Kosovar Albanian origin who currently plays for SG Sonnenhof in the 3. Liga as a Forward. Kuqi started his career with FC Lahti of the Veikkausliiga in ...more

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Spira Grujić is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
FK Rad Spira Grujić is a retired Serbian football defender. Born in Pristina, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia, Grujić passed through a number of youth teams of Red Star Belgrade, but never played in the main ...more

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Valon Behrami is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Genoa C.F.C. Valon Behrami is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Hamburg in the Bundesliga. His previous clubs include Stabio, Chiasso, Lugano, Genoa, Verona, Lazio, West Ham ...more

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Albert Bunjaku is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
SC Paderborn 07 Albert Bunjaku is a Swiss-Kosovar football player who plays for FC St. Gallen. He represented Switzerland at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Now he plays as a forward for the Kosovo national football

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Besart Berisha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
AC Horsens Besart Berisha is a Albanian professional footballer who plays as a Forward for Australian club Melbourne Victory. He represented the Albanian national football team from 2006 to 2009.

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Erfan Zeneli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
HJK Helsinki Erfan Zeneli is a Finnish footballer of Kosovar Albanian descent currently playing as a striker or left winger for HJK Helsinki.

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Agim Shabani is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Fredrikstad F.K. Agim Shabani is a Norwegian football defender of Albanian descent, playing for Kvik Halden FK. Shabani moved to Sweden when he was four years old. Then his family moved to Bergen, before they ...more

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Dritan Krasniqi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
KS Shkumbini Peqin

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Shpëtim Hasani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
IK Sirius Fotboll Shpëtim Hasani is a Kosovar footballer who plays for Górnik Łęczna as a striker.

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Fadil Vokrri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Fadil Vokrri is a former Kosovar football player, from the 1980s. Since 2008 he has been the president of the Football Federation of Kosovo. Born in Podujevo, Vokrri was known for his Diego ...more

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Luan Pinari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
KF Partizani Tirana Luan Pinari is a former Albanian footballer who played for Dinamo Tirana, KF Tirana and Partizani Tirana, becoming one of few players to have been at all three clubs in the Albanian capital. He ...more

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Astrit Ajdarević is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Liverpool F.C. Astrit Ajdarević is a Swedish professional footballer playing as an attacking midfielder for Helsingborg, on loan from Standard Liège.

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Labinot Haliti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Labinot Haliti Newcastle United Jets Labinot Haliti is a football player who plays for Western Sydney Wanderers in the A-League. He holds Albanian and Australian passports, making him eligible to represent Albania and Australia.

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Lek Kćira is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Lek Kćira SK Tirana Lek Kćira is a Croatian football player of Kosovar Albanian descent. Kćira mainly plays as central defender and he currently plays for Songkhla United in the Thai Premier League.

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Bardhyl Kaqiu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
KF Trepca

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Xhevat Prekazi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Xhevat Prekazi Xhevat Prekazi is a football manager and former player of Kosovar Albanian descent. He holds both Serbian and Turkish citizenship. He is generally considered one of the best players to have worn ...more

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Ymer Xhaferi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Kosovo
Ymer Xhaferi Tampereen Peli-Pojat-70 Ymer Xhaferi is a Kosovo football middlefielder playing for Finnish Veikkausliiga side FF Jaro. On 11 December 2009 Xhaferi signed one year long contract with Jaro.