Xherdan Shaqiri, also known by the nickname "the Alpine Messi", is a professional Swiss footballer whose senior club career began with FC Basel in 2007. Upon his departure from FC Basel in 2012, he went on to represent such clubs as Bayern Munich and Stoke City. On the international stage, he has represented the Switzerland national football team in a number of major tournaments, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament.
Between 2012 and 2014, he helped Bayern Munich win numerous trophies such as the one UEFA Champions League title, two Bundesliga titles and a UEFA Super Cup.
Despite being a Muslim, he celebrates Christmas.
He holds citizenships of Albania, Swiss and Kosovo.
In 2014, while representing the Swiss national team in a match against his birth country Albania, he not only refused singing the Swiss national anthem but also refused celebrating after scoring a goal.
is a famous Swiss footballer,
who was born on
October 10, 1991. As a person born on this date, Xherdan Shaqiri is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 10) and the 30th most popular for the year (1991).
People born on October 10
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Xherdan Shaqiri is the 389th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Xherdan Shaqiri's birthday, Xherdan Shaqiri is the 8th most famous Swiss.
In general, Xherdan Shaqiri ranks as the 4659th
most popular famous person, and the 199th most popular footballer of all time.
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