Kosovare Asllani (born 29 July 1989) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays for English FA WSL club Manchester City and the Sweden national team. Nicknamed Kosse, Asllani is a proficient striker, possessing great speed and technique in her game. Her playing abilities and Balkan heritage have drawn comparisons with of Zlatan Ibrahimović, who plays for Manchester United and captains the Sweden men's national team.
Asllani began her club career with Vimmerby IF and has played in the Damallsvenskan for Linköpings FC and hometown club Kristianstads DFF. In the 2010 season she played in the United States, with Chicago Red Stars of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS).Close