Granit Xhaka

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Granit Xhaka (born 27 September 1992) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and captains the Switzerland national team. Xhaka began his career at hometown club Basel, winning the Swiss Super League in each of his first two seasons. He then moved to Bundesliga team Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2012, developing a reputation as a technically gifted player and natural leader alongside criticism for his temperament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Granit Xhaka has received more than 4,790,292 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Granit Xhaka is the 2,967th most popular soccer player (up from 3,925th in 2019), the 507th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 504th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Granit Xhaka ranks 2,967 out of 16,880Before him are Attilio Giovannini, Emir Spahić, Roberto Cortés, Felipe Rosas, Gunder Bengtsson, and Fred Rutten. After him are Karl Stotz, Emilio Caprile, Mohamed Sissoko, Ibrahim Ba, Nasser Hejazi, and Segundo Durandal.

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Among people born in 1992, Granit Xhaka ranks 45Before him are Koke, Sam Smith, Mac Miller, Vincent Aboubakar, Haris Seferović, and Daisy Ridley. After him are Dilraba Dilmurat, Lucas Moura, Joji, Demet Özdemir, Marshmello, and Stefan de Vrij.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Granit Xhaka ranks 507 out of 876Before him are Henri Dès (1940), Leon Schlumpf (1925), Bruno Heim (1911), Haris Seferović (1992), Alphons Egli (1924), and Heinz Hermann (1958). After him are Werner Günthör (1961), René Bader (1922), Siem de Jong (1989), Eugen Meier (1930), Albert Gallatin (1761), and Lara Gut-Behrami (1991).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Switzerland

Among soccer players born in Switzerland, Granit Xhaka ranks 32Before him are Bernard Challandes (1951), Mario Frick (1974), Lauro Amadò (1912), Kubilay Türkyilmaz (1967), Haris Seferović (1992), and Heinz Hermann (1958). After him are René Bader (1922), Siem de Jong (1989), Eugen Meier (1930), Willy Kernen (1929), Ciriaco Sforza (1970), and Roman Bürki (1990).