Erjon Bogdani is an Albanian professional football coach and former player who is the current manager of Albania under-19 team. He is nicknamed "Bogu" or "Er-Bomber". Regarded as one of the most successful Albanian players of all time, Bogdani began his career at Partizani Tirana in 1994 where he debuted at the age of 16. He left the club in January 1998 to sign with Gençlerbirliği. That summer, Bogdani moved in Croatia to play for Zagreb, before traveling to Italy where he enjoyed the best years of his career. Bogdani played in the following years in Serie A and B, representing Reggina, Salernitana, Verona, Siena, Chievo, Livorno and Cesena. He became a free agent in May 2013 after his contract with Siena ran out, and retired from the sport in February 2014. Bogdani has 74 caps for Albania national team, making his debut in 1996 and scoring his first goal three years later.
About Erjon Bogdani
Retired soccer forward best known for his time with teams like the Albanian Superliga club Partizani Tirana, with whom he won the Albanian Cup in 1996-97. He as a longtime representative of Alabania in international play, playing for the country from 1996 through 2013.
He began his youth career at the age of ten, when he was first discovered by Partizani Tirana.
He was voted by the Albanian fans as the Albanian Footballer of the Year in 2002, 2005 and 2007.
He married Rossella Ariodante in 2010. He has a son named Alexander.
He and Panagiotis Kone are both famous Albanian soccer players.
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- Albanian Roman Catholics
- Footballers from Tirana
- Competitors at the 1997 Mediterranean Games
- Albania under-21 international footballers
- NK Zagreb players
- Albania youth international footballers
- Gençlerbirliği S.K. footballers
- Albania international footballers
- A.S. Livorno Calcio players
- U.S. Salernitana 1919 players
- Albanian expatriate footballers
- A.C. Cesena players
- Hellas Verona F.C. players
- Expatriate footballers in Croatia