Xherdan Shaqiri Biography: Age, Height, Achievements, Controversy and Net Worth

Xherdan Shaqiri is a Swish Professional Footballer who plays as a winger for the Swiss national team and Premier League club, Liverpool


Xherdan Shaqiri was born on 10 October 1990 in Gjilan, Serbia to father Fatime Shaqiri and mother Isen Shaqiri. His father was a cleaner while mother was an Alpine farmer who emigrated to Switzerland in 1922 for a better lifestyle and future for their kids.


 Shaqiri once was seen with a mysterious model named Angelica in a restaurant. Later it was rumored that she was his wife but Shaqiri later confirmed that she isn’t his wife or girlfriend.


The Swiss international began his career with SV August’s and FC Basel’s youth teams. While he was in the club he completed Under-15 Nike Cup 2007 and was named as the best player of the tournament.

On 2nd January 2009, he signed his first professional contract with Basel. He made his debut on 12th July 2009 against FC St. Gallen at the AFG Arena. As a part of the team, he assisted to conquer two Swiss Cup and three Swiss Super League.

On 10th July 2012, he was transferred to Bayern Munich. He stayed in the club only for two years within which he helped the club to conquer two Bundesliga titles, one UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Super Cup and the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup title.

At just the age of 22, he became the most decorated Swiss footballer with 13 medals on his name.  Shaqiri then joined inter Milan and Stoke City but the clubs don’t fit according to the development he desired so he moved to Liverpool on 13th July 2018 for a term of five years.

With Liverpool, he made his unofficial debut on 29th July against Manchester United in a 4-1 win. he made his competitive debut against West Hams in 4-0 win. On 1st June 2019, he despite not playing the final match against Tottenham Hotspur which his team eventually won by 2-0.


Shaqiri has been playing for his national team since he was a part of its Under-16 team. He had contributed his gameplay for his national team in 2012 FIFA World Cup, 2012 Olympics Football Tournament 2014 & 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Euro Cup.


Shaqiri was at the center of controversy following the double eagle celebration he made after scoring against Serbia a reference to the eagle on Albania’s flag. The gesture brought a multi-game ban upon the Sweden footballer.


Club Level

Shaqiri holds


  • 3 Swiss Super League titles
  • 2 Swiss Cup titles

Bayern Munich

  • 2 Bundesliga titles
  • 2 DFB-Pokal titles
  • 1 DFL-Supercup title
  • 1 UEFA Champions League title
  • 1 UEFA Super Cup title
  • 1 FIFA Club World Cup title


  • 1 UEFA Champions League title
  • 1 UEFA Super Cup title

International Level

Shaqiri is yet to hold any International title


  • 2012 Swiss Golden Player Award
  • 2016 UEFA Euro goal of the tournament
  • 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals team of the tournament


Height: 5ft 7in

Weight: 72 kg

Eye color: Dark Brown

Hair color: Dark Brown


Full Name: Xherdan Shaqiri

Date of Birth: 10 October 1991

Place of Birth: Gjilan

Playing Position: Winger

Nickname: Magic Dwarf


Relationships: Unknown

Kids: None

HOBBIES: Playing Football


30 Million Dollars


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Twitter: @XS_11official

Instagram: @shaqirixherdan

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