Veton Berisha

by Binor 29 Nov,2017
Veton Berisha

Veton Berisha is a Norwegian professional football player who currently plays as a forward for the Australian professional club SK Rapid Wien and the Norweign national team.

The 23 years old professional has played for clubs like Egersund, Greuther Fürth, Viking, and SK Rapid Wien. As of 2017, he is receiving an annual salary of $13,000 from his present club which has boosted his net worth.

Early Life

Veton Berisha was born on 13 April 1994, in Egersund, Norway. His parents are from Kosovo. His brother Valon Berisha is also a professional football player who currently plays as a midfielder for Red Bull Salzburg.

Talking about his nationality, he is a Norweign citizen and belongs to Albanian descent. He began playing football at the age of 11.

Club Career

Developing his skills and playing style at the youth academy of Egersund, Veton Berisha was promoted to the club's first team in 2009. He was considered as one of the biggest Norwegian talents at a young age. His only season with the club ended up with a total of 21 appearances and a goal. He further went on a trail with Manchester City before joining Viking in 2010.

He made his professional debut for the club on 13 May 2011, in a match against his former club Egersund. He scored his first goal for his club on 17 July 2011, against Aalesund and his debut league goal came on 11 August 2011. His five successive season with the club ended up with a total of 94 appearances and 24 goals.

Berisha further made his move to a German professional club Greuther Fürth in 2015. He was in the club for two seasons making a total of 63 appearances and scored 11 goals. He then joined an Australian professional club Rapid Wien in 2017 and still plays for the club.

International Career

Veton Berisha has represented his national Norweign team in both junior and senior levels from Under-15 to Under-21. He made his major international debut on 3 June 2015, in a friendly against Sweden.

He was approached by Kosovo when they became FIFA members in February 2016, but he chose to represent Norway. He has won over 4 caps for his national side scoring a goal. Some of his teammates are Rune JarsteinHaitam AleesamiEven Hovland etc.

Personal Life

Veton Berisha is neither married nor engaged, he is probably a single man. He is just 23 years old and it seems he is more focused towards his professional career rather than having a girlfriend or being engaged in a relationship.

There is no any speculation of him having any kinds of relationship or dating someone, he hasn't yet revealed anything regarding his personal life. We can say that he is still single after visiting his personal social media accounts.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Veton Berisha still hasn't experienced playing for big teams or in top leagues of the world. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $2.2 million including all of properties and incomes.

Currently, he is receiving an annual salary of £13,000, from his present club in the Australian league and receives around £700,000. Football is the only source of his income as he is not engaged with any endorsing brands or advertising companies.

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