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FIFA World Cup 2014 Player Profile: Xherdan Shaqiri

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 - 8:59pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: AFP

Xherdan Shaqiri, dubbed as 'the Messi of the Alps', showed his potential to the world when he scored a wonderful hat-trick against Honduras in Swirzerland's last group match. The young 22-year old winger will be a key player for the Swiss against Argentina in their round-of-16 match.

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Personal Data:

Surname:  Shaqiri
Firstname:  Xherdan
Country:  Switzerland
Date of birth:  1991-10-10
Birthplace:  Gjilan (Yugoslavia)
Height:  169 cm
Weight:  72.0 kg

Career Data:

Playing Career

Position:  Midfielder
Clubs:  FC Basel (2009-2012), Bayern Munich (Ger/since 2012).
 

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Playing Honours:

Club

1 Champions League (2013)

1 Club World Cup (2013)

1 European Supercup (2013)

3 Swiss Championships (2010, 2011, 2012)

2 Swiss Cups (2010, 2012)

2 German Championships (2013, 2014)

2 German Cups (2013, 2014)

1 German Supercup (2012)




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