Besart Berisha is one goal away from breaking Archie Thompson’s record of 90 goals scored in the A-League.
His crowning moment could come as early as this weekend in the Melbourne derby, which would be a fitting way to immortalise the Albanian’s immense contribution to the league.
Berisha is a tremendous goalscorer: 48 at Brisbane and 41 at Victory have helped both clubs to championships. His influence extends beyond finding the back of the net though, as his work rate and energy made him a key defensive player at both clubs. Berisha’s pressing is almost as important as his goals.