|Playing position |
Name Fabio Sakaj
Height 1.80 m
Weight 75 kg
|Date of birth (1998-02-02) 2 February 1998 (age 17)|
Place of birth Alatri, Frosinone, Italy
Current team Modena F.C. (#11 / Midfielder)
Fabio Sakaj (born 2 February 1998) is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian club Modena.
Sakaj was born in Alatri, a comune of province of Frosinone in the Italian region of the Lazio, to Albanian parents originally from Lezhë, Albania. He started his football beginnins at the Virtus Pavullese, a small football team in the town of Pavullo Nel Frignano, in the Italian province of Modena.
Sakaj gained entry with the first team of Modena F.C. as he was included in the team by the coach Simone Pavan to participate in the match against Brescia on 3 March 2015. Then he continued to participate regularly in 6 another matches, until he managed to make its first debut against Virtus Entella on 11 April 2015 by coming on as a substitute in the stoppage time 90'+2 minute in place of Pablo Granoche.
Sakaj received his first international call up at Albania national under-21 football team by coach Arjan Bellaj to participate in the Roma Caput Mundi Tournament from 29 February-4 March 2016.
Sakaj received his first call up at Albania national under-21 football team by coach Alban Bushi for a gathering in Durrës, Albania from 18–25 January 2017.