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Xherdan Shaqiri

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Xherdan Shaqiri (Albanian pronunciation: [dʒɛrˈdan ʃaˈciɾi]; born 10 October 1991) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a winger for Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire and the Switzerland national team. Shaqiri began his career at FC Basel, winning honours including three Swiss Super League titles, before moving to Bayern Munich, where he gained nine domestic and continental honours despite playing less frequently. In January 2015, he moved to Inter Milan for a fee of €15 million, and seven months later to Stoke City for a club record £12 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xherdan Shaqiri has received more than 8,638,671 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Xherdan Shaqiri is the 1,163rd most popular soccer player (up from 2,100th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Kosovo (up from 16th in 2019) and the most popular Soccer Player.

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  • 3.70

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Among soccer players, Xherdan Shaqiri ranks 1,163 out of 16,880Before him are Răzvan Lucescu, Gianni De Biasi, Dick van Dijk, Lippo Hertzka, José Mari Bakero, and Raymond Braine. After him are Seiichi Sakiya, Karl Koller, John van 't Schip, Juan Botasso, Marco Verratti, and Toni Polster.

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Among people born in 1991, Xherdan Shaqiri ranks 9Before him are Thiago Alcântara, Eden Hazard, Ed Sheeran, Jorginho, N'Golo Kanté, and Virgil van Dijk. After him are Alexandre Lacazette, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne, Martin Braithwaite, Tyler, the Creator, and Lorenzo Insigne.

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In Kosovo

Among people born in Kosovo, Xherdan Shaqiri ranks 3 out of 12Before him are Miloš Obilić (1350) and Behgjet Pacolli (1951). After him are Jeton Kelmendi (1978), David Albahari (1948), Isa Mustafa (1951), Rita Ora (1990), Etrit Berisha (1989), Majlinda Kelmendi (1991), Emir Bajrami (1988), Fatos Bećiraj (1988), and Albert Bunjaku (1983).


Among soccer players born in Kosovo, Xherdan Shaqiri ranks 1After him are Etrit Berisha (1989), Emir Bajrami (1988), Fatos Bećiraj (1988), and Albert Bunjaku (1983).

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