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At 24, the Albanian international striker, Xhuliano Skuka, left FK Partizani Tirana to join FC Metz until June 2026. 2010”, underlines the garnet club, in a press release.
Educated in Moulins-lès-Metz then Metz, between 2012 and 2016, Xhuliano Skuka had also walked the grounds of FC Devant-les-Ponts. Returning to Albania, the young player discovered the professional world in the jersey of KS Korabi Peshkopi, resident of the second national division, during the 2019/2020 financial year. In thirty official appearances, he scored eighteen goals. “Great promises for the future”, which opened the doors to Dinamo Tirana for him in July 2021. In the capital, Xhuliano Skuka learned his skills in the games of the highest national division, before joining, in January 2022, another Tiranian team, FK Partiziani Tirana.
In the space of a year, the striker has “confirmed his attacking potential”. Xhuliano Skuka has added 23 goals to his tally and distilled eight assists. He was enthroned, before his departure for the Moselle, in second place in the ranking of scorers in the Albanian first division 2022/2023, with ten achievements.