Valon Behrami Biography

Updated On Feb 07, 2019 Published On Sep 18, 2015
Facts of Valon Behrami
Date of Birth: 1985 , April-19
Birth Nation: Kosovo
Height: 6 Feet
Name Valon Behrami
Father Ragip Behrami
Mother Halime Behrami
Nationality Swiss
Birth Place/City Mitrovica
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For S.S.C Napoli
Salary 1.4 million EUR
Weight in KG 87 kg
Famous for Football player
Married Yes
Married to Elena Bonzanni
Online Presence Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter
Siblings Valentina Behrami
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He is a professional footballer from Kosovo

Valon Behrami's early life

Valon Behrami was born on the 19th of April, 1985 in Mitrovica, Yugoslavia.  Valon Behrami is from a middle-class family but later his family condition changed to very humble as both of his parents were sacked from their jobs. 

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He is a Swiss by nationality and his ethnicity is Kosovar Albanian. There are no details regarding his educational background.

Valon Behrami's career

As a footballer, he plays from the mid position, getting busy most part of the game and also creates some beautiful assists. He currently plays for Watford and has also made many international appearances from Switzerland national team.

Valon Behrami dreamed about football from his early teens. Actually, he began playing football from 1993 when he was just eight years old. He played from Stabio as a youth player, and then he was transferred to Chiasso and Lugano.

He made his senior team appearance from Lugano in 2002. He has also played in the English Premier League from West Ham United; there he has scored four goals from his fifty-eight appearances.

As of 2019, Valon Behrami has played major league games opposite to many big names in football like Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, and Neymar Jr.

Valon Behrami's personal life

He has also displayed some creativeness in love life too. He began dating, Lara Gut and finally married her too.

The exact date when they got married is unknown. His wife is a model. They also have one child together. Valon Behrami is not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs and she is his only wife, spouse, and girlfriend.

There is also no any sign of this sweet couple getting divorced. Apart from this, there is no further no information regarding Valon Behrami's previous affairs.

Valon Behrami's net worth

Valon Behrami has an estimated net worth of $1 million, which the football player has earned by representing different teams and his own country.

He has a weekly salary of €24,000, which makes his yearly salary to be around €1.2 million. Valon Behrami has a bidding price of £900,000, since the year 2018.

He joined Lazio football club for a transfer price of €2.7 million. Valon later signed a contract for five years and was offered £5 million.

Valon Behrami joined Hamburg in the year 2014 and was offered a contract deal of €4.5 million.

Valon Behrami's body measurements

Valon Behrami stands tall with an impressive height of six feet and zero inches (184 cms) and has a body weight of 85 kgs.

 

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Born in Mitrovica, Kosovo

April 19 , 1985

Valon Behrami is from a middle-class family, but later his family condition was converted to humble as both of his parents were sacked from their jobs. He was born in Mitrovica, Kosovo from Albanian parents. He also has one sister.

Began dating Elena Bonzanni

2007

As a footballer, Valon Behrami plays as a creative midfielder. He has also displayed some creativeness in love life too. He began dating, Elena Bonzanni and finally married her. The exact date when they got married is unknown. She is a model. They also have one child together. 

Began playing football

1993

Valon Behrami dreamed about football from his early teens. Actually, he began playing football from 1993 when he was just eight years old. He played from Stabio as a youth player, and then he was transferred to Chiasso and Lugano.

Made his first senior team appearance

2002

Valon Behrami joined Lugano in 2002 and played from there for two years as a youth player. He was then called up to the senior team in 2002. He also made his senior team appearance there. He actually played only two matches but didn’t score any goals.

Joined Genoa

2003

After being unable to display any impressive football from Lugano, Valon Behrami was transferred to another club, Genoa, in 2003. There he appeared in 24 matches and also made some quality assists but he didn't score any goals from there too and was sold the following year. 

Joined Lazio

July 25 , 2005

On summer transfer of 2005, he joined Lazio on 25th July. Valon Behrami joined them on a massive deal; they bought him in €2.7 million. In Lazio, he displayed some impressive football and also scored four goals out of his 65 appearances.

Joined West Ham United

July 23 , 2008

Valon Behrami has also played in the English Premier league and that was from West Ham United. He actually joined them on 23rd July of 2008. There he played for three seasons. He was able to appear on the 58 matches and scored four goals.

Joined Fiorentina

July 17 , 2012

After playing for West ham United for three, Valon Behrami was called up the Italian Club, Fiorentina. Valon Behrami joined them on 17th, July, 2012. His fee there is not reveled though. There he remained for a season and he made 48 appearances.

Joined Hamburg

July 31 , 2014

Valon Behrami also played from Bundesliga side Hamburg for about a year. He actually joined them at the end day of July on the summer transfer of 2014. They signed him on the massive contract and from there he appeared on 22 matches.

Made his international debut

2005

He has also won several caps from the national team. Valon Behrami has also appeared in three successive FIFA World Cup games from Switzerland from 2006. He has also scored twice from the Swiss international football team, before joining the senior national team he has also appeared from U-17 and U-20 team.

Won Coppa Italia

2014

He has also won several awards being a professional football player. His major football achievement was in Napoli where Valon Behrami won Coppa Italia. He actually became the champion of Coppa Italia in 2014. He also was awarded with several individual awards.