Potsdam, Germany (CNN)-- She is the star of Germany's female soccer scene. Often hailed as the glamour girl of German football, Fatmire ‘Lira’ Bajramaj discovered her love of the beautiful game at a very early age. After fleeing Kosovo with her family as a four-year-old, she began playing football in her first year at school. Fatmire "Lira" Bajramaj is the superstar of German women's football . Mein Tor ins Leben – vom Flüchtling zur Weltmeisterin (My Goal in Life – from Refugee to World Champion), published in October 2009. All this attention has helped make national stars out of the German team's players. Fatmire "Lira" Bajramaj is one of the best known. Bajramaj underwent surgery on Sunday in Frankfurt and now faces a race to prove her fitness for holders Germany ahead of UEFA Women's EURO 2013 in July. "We wish 'Lira' all the best, a quick recovery and hope that she . Filipe Farinha/Bongarts/Getty Images Fatmire Alushi, or "Lira," was the 2011 German Footballer of the Year. Fatmire Bajramaj and her family fled to Germany from Kosovo . “Last summer, many Turkish people were proud,” Gebken said. “If Lira Bajramaj is a star in this World Cup, a lot of people will look at her. Fatmire "Lira" Bajramaj is one of the most established players of Germany's Women National Team. That established, that even CNN International is reporting on the 22-year-old striker. Fatmire “Lira” Bajramaj, who plays for Germany said: You’d like the advert to have something to do with women’s football, not with a washing machine. The club adhered to its well-established, oft-criticized ‘have money, will spend’ ethos. They wooed chic striker Fatmire ‘Lira’ Bajramaj from Turbine Potsdam in what was perhaps the most expensive move in league history.