Xherdan Shaqiri


Xherdan Shaqiri Bio

Who is Xherdan Shaqiri

Xherdan Shaqiri is a Swiss footballer who plays both for the Swiss National Team as well as for the football club Inter Milan. His major position is that of a midfielder and is known best for his speed and agility.

Early Life (Childhood)

Shaqiri's educational background is unknown yet but it is known that he has a dual nationality both Albanian and Swiss as he was born to Albanian parents in Yugoslavia on 10th October 1991.

Interesting Facts

His height is conventionally small for a footballer but FIFA officials call him the Alpine Messi or the Magic Dwarf owing to his excellent ball tackling skills and excellent vision.

Personal Life

Shaqiri isn’t known to have had a girlfriend and at the age of 23, he hasn’t ever been married or divorced. As of his religion, he is a Muslim but celebrates Christmas as well.


The Credit Suisse Player of the Year, Swiss Golden Player Awards for "SFAP Golden Player" and "Best Young Player", 2012 and the FIFA World Cup 2014 Man of the Match: vs. Ecuador vs. Honduras are his individual achievements in football.


Unproven rumors of Xherdan having a girlfriend have come up during his career on many occasions. He however hasn't been a part of any kind of controversies surrounding him.