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Shefki Kuqi

Kuqi warming up for Ipswich Town
Personal information
Date of birth10 November 1976(age 40)
Place of birthVučitrn, Yugoslavia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubOldham Athletic

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Shefki Kuqi (pronounced -sqˈʃɛfki ˈkuci; born 10 November 1976 in Vučitrn, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a professional footballer who is currently playing for League One side Oldham Athletic. Kuqi plays predominately as a striker. Kuqi has spent the majority of his career in England, and has played for several Football League clubs including Stockport County, Sheffield Wednesday, Ipswich Town, Blackburn Rovers, Crystal Palace and Fulham, as well as Swansea City in Wales. He has made almost 500 career league appearances, scoring nearly 150 goals.

Kuqi represented the Finland national football team at international level, with seven goals from sixty two appearances. His trademark goal celebration of bellyflopping onto the ground has led to his nickname of the "Flying Finn".

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