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Xherdan Shaqiri Wiki 2021 : Age, Height, Career, Girlfriend, NetWorth, Trivia, and Bio Details

Who is Xherdan Shaqiri?

Xherdan Shaqiri is a Swiss professional footballer who is best recognized as an admirable and hardworking winger.

Additionally, Shaqiri is associated with Ligue 1 club and the Switzerland national team as a midfielder.

Similarly, Xherdan has risen to fame because he has succeeded to hold the title of seventh-highest goalscorer for Switzerland.

Because of his dedication and passion for football, he has always delivered his best performance in the match ground.

As a result, He has collected 96 caps as well as 26 goals during his career.

Furthermore, Xherdan Shaqiri has got the honor of representing Switzerland at the 2010, 2014, and 2018 FIFA World Cups.

Similarly, He has represented the nation at UEFA Euro 2016 and UEFA Euro 2020.

In addition, most of his followers and critics recognize him with his moniker the Alpine Messi, and the magic drawf.

Furthermore, Shaqiri has competed for the FC Basel, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Stoke City, and Liverpool till now.

Whereas, On 23 August 2021, Lyon has signed Shaqiri until 2024 by making the payment of 6 million euros to Liverpool FC.

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Quick Bio

Real Name Xherdan Shaqiri
Nick Name the Alpine Messi and the magic dwarf
Gender Male
Date of Birth October 10, 1991
Birth Place Gjilan, SFR Yugoslavia
Age 29 years old
Birth Sign Libra
Nationality Swiss
Profession Professional Footballer
Hair Color Blond
Eye Color Brown
Net Worth $4.16 million

Early Life

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Xherdan Shaqiri was born on October 10, 1992, and his birthplace is Gjilan, SFR Yugoslavia.

In addition, Shaqiri was raised by his beloved parents who are Kosovar Albanian.

Later In 1992, They moved to Augst, Switzerland along with his three siblings.

Similarly, Speaking about Shaquiri’s parent’s profession, because of language difficulty his father has to work as a dishwasher in a restaurant.

Whereas, His mother has worked as an office building cleaner in the city.

Furthermore, Xherdan Shaqiri has mentioned that he belongs to a low-income generation family background.

Additionally, He has also revealed that all of his family members including him used to work to fulfill their basic needs.

However, with all of the difficulties Shaqirihad a keen interest in playing football since his childhood period.

Therefore, He has always named Ronaldo as his inspiration to began and continue his career in sports.

Furthermore, Xherdan Shaqiri has praised the retired professional striker by saying Ronaldo’s gameplay seems magic to him.


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Additionally, Shaqiri has begun his career in sports through football from a young age.

Hence, When he was playing with his hometown club named SV Augst, FC Basel convinced him to joined them.

As a result, In 2007, He played in the Under -15 Nike Cup from FC Basel side when he was just 15 years old.

In addition, For the first time in his life, Shaqiri was rewarded as the best player of the tournament.

Because of his impressive gameplay, various other clubs intended to sign him in their club.

However, Shaqiri decided to continue his play with FC Basel.

Therefore, From 2007 to 2011, He competed in several matches from the following club.

Following the year 2012, Shaqiri has accepted the proposal of Bayern Munich German Club for the period of 2012 to 2016.

Additionally, During that time, Bayern Munich has paid 11.6 million euros for his game from their side.

Hence, He has been honored with 13 medals for his excellent gameplay till 2014.

Similarly, Inter Milan an Italian club has signed him for four and half year contract which began in 2015.

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Furthermore, Speaking about the deal payment, Shaqiri has received 15 million euros.

In addition, on August 11, 2015, He moves to Stoke for 14.5 million euros.

Following 2016-17, Shaqiri has made his appearance in 22 matches.

Similarly, In the season 1017-18, He has played 38 times for the Stoke club and he has also got the title of a top goalscorer.

How long is Xherdan Shaqiri’s contract with Liverpool FC?

Furthermore, On 13 July 2018, Shaqiri has joined Liverpool for five years with a deal amount of 13.5 million pounds.

However, On 23 August 2021, Lyon has signed Shaqiri until 2024 by making the payment of 6 million euros to Liverpool FC.

Personal Details

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How tall is Xherdan Shaqiri? and How much does Xherdan Shaqiri weigh?

Xherdan Shaqiri stands at the height of 5 ft 7″ (1.69m) tall whereas his weight is around 72 kg (159 lbs).

Additionally, Shaqiri with cooperative, social, and gracious personality traits share the Libra zodiac sign with the air element.

On contrary, Taliking about his facial features, He looks amazing with his brown colored eyes.

Similarly, His blood-colored hair complements his looks perfectly.

Because of his Physical and facial impression, he has endorsed some notable companies.

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In addition, Shaqiri is sponsored by Nike for sportswear including apparel and footwear.

As well, Nike has taken the responsibility for equipment supplements too.

Therefore, In World Cup 2018, Shaqiri has played wearing Nike Mercurial Vapor.

Furthermore, During that period his was designed with the Swizterland flag and Kosovo flag embroidered on shoe heels.

What is the current age of Xherdan Shaqiri? and Which religion does Xherdan Shaqiri follows?

Furthermore, Speaking about Xherdan Shaqiri’s current age, He is 29 years old as he celebrates his birthday on October 10.

On the other hand,  In concern of Shawiri religion, he has followed Islamic religious beliefs and values.

However, He has given priority to the Christianity religious practices as he celebrates the Christmas festival.


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Who is Xherdan Shaqiri’s current girlfriend? and What was his past relation status?

Xherdan Shaqiri has always stayed low-key regarding the information related to his relationship status.

On the other hand, Recently, Paparazie has found out about his girlfriend with whom he has been dating since 2020.

Additionally, Shaqiri’s current girlfriend is a famous Kosovo singer named Dhurata Ahmetaj.

Whereas, Speaking about Dhurata Ahmetaj, She was born in Kosovo and she rose to fame in her singing career in 2010.

Similarly, In 2020, Ahmetaj gain popularity among football fans and various news because of her relationship status with Liverpool FC winger Shaqiri.

However, Xherdan Shaqiri has not revealed any official announcement regarding his relation with singer Ahmetaj.

On contrary, Some close sources have disclosed the information of them dating secretly.

In addition, Based on the rumors, Shaqiri has dated Angelica although he has denied the news.


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What is the estimated net worth of Xherdan Shaqiri? and How did Xherdan become rich?

Additionally, Shaqiri estimated net worth is approximately $4.16 million as of 2021.

Similarly, He has succeeded to collect this wealth from his profession as a professional football player.

Although, He has received good money from the brand endorsement and his appearance in any function.

Furthermore, Shaqiri has earned his own money since his teenage period.

In addition, Xherdan Shaqiri has continued his career in sport with unbeatable dedication and passion for football.

Therefore, It has been estimated that Shaqiri is determined to gather more fortune in the upcoming days for his career.


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  • Additionally, Shaqiri has received the title of most Googled sports personality as of 2018.
  • Similarly, Shaqiri has succeeded to gain immense followers on his official Instagram @shaqirixherdan i.e 2.6 million.
  • On the contrary, He has followed back 568 Instagram users as of 2021.
  • Whereas, Shaqiri has 1.1 million followers in his Twitter account named Xherdan Shaqiri.
  • Similarly, Speaking about his following accounts he has followed 115 Twitter accounts.
  • Furthermore, The Daily Telegraph has acknowledged him as a magical left foot Stocky, and powerful player.
  • In addition, he has preferred his left foot for playing football.

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Image Credit: @shaqirixherdan

Video Credit: @Liverpool FC


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