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Hamdi Salihi

Hamdi Salihi
9
Forward
  • D.C. United
  • 6' 1"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 01-19-1984
  • Shkoder, Albania

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006-11:Midway through the 2006-07 campaign, Salihi moved to SV Ried of Austria's Bundesliga, tallying six goals in 16 games with his new side. During the next two full campaigns, he notched 30 goals in 65 matches (all competitions). Salihi began the 2009-10 campaign with SV Ried and scored two goals in seven matches before a mid-season move to Rapid Vienna. Over 31 total matches (all competitions) with his new side, he scored 17 goals. The 2010-11 season saw Salihi tally 25 goals in 44 matches (all competitions). During the first half of the team’s 2011-12 campaign, he scored 11 goals in 15 matches (all competitions). In three total years with Rapid Vienna, he tallied 53 goals in 90 total matches (all competitions). While at Rapid Vienna, Salihi was a teammate of current D.C. United midfielder Branko Boskovic.

2005-06: In 2005, Salihi moved to Panionios in Athens Greece. He played in just six matches before returning to Albania to join KF Tirana prior to the 2005-06 season. He captured the Golden Boot as the league's top scorer, helping his team to the National Cup – the Albanian Superliga championship. Two campaigns with Tirana saw Salihi tally an impressive 42 goals in 52 matches (all competitions).

2002-04: The Albanian forward's career began with his hometown side KS Vllaznia Shkodër in 2002. Over three campaigns with the team, Salihi tallied 30 goals in 53 matches (all competitions).

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Salihi has also been an important part of the Albanian National Team, scoring nine goals in 37 senior team matches. In 2011, he had his best year to date with Albania, tallying three goals in ten international games.

ACQUIRED

Signed on 2/2/12 as a Designated Player.

 

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2012 D.C. United 22 10 6 945 0 32 17 9 6 3 0
Career Totals 22 10 6 945 0 32 17 9 6 3 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs D.C. United 2 0 0 34 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season D.C. United 22 10 6 945 0 32 17 9 6 3 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/27/2012 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CLB @ DC W 2-3 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 DC @ TOR W 1-0 Subbed On 26 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0
9/29/2012 DC @ POR T 1-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2012 CHV @ DC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2012 DC @ PHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 NE @ DC W 1-2 Subbed On 23 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 DC @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2012 NY @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 DC @ MTL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 CHI @ DC W 2-4 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/11/2012 DC @ KC L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 CLB @ DC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 DC @ CLB L 0-1 Started 72 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/15/2012 DC @ HOU L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 MTL @ DC W 0-3 Subbed On 11 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/24/2012 DC @ NY L 2-3 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/16/2012 DC @ PHI W 1-0 Subbed On 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 NE @ DC W 2-3 Started 80 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
5/19/2012 TOR @ DC W 1-3 Started 90 1 0 3 3 1 1 1 0
5/16/2012 COL @ DC W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 3 3 1 2 1 0
5/12/2012 DC @ HOU L 0-1 Subbed On 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 DC @ TOR W 2-0 Subbed On 19 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/2/2012 DC @ SJ L 3-5 Subbed On 21 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
4/28/2012 HOU @ DC W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/22/2012 NY @ DC W 1-4 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/18/2012 MTL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 DC @ NE W 2-1 Started 65 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
4/7/2012 SEA @ DC T 0-0 Started 72 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
3/30/2012 DAL @ DC W 1-4 Started 67 0 0 4 3 0 1 0 0
3/24/2012 DC @ VAN T 0-0 Started 80 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0
3/18/2012 DC @ LA L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 KC @ DC L 1-0 Started 80 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves