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Granit Xhaka

Meel Paloja

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AGE : 18



Granit Xhaka (born 27. September 1992 in Kosovo) is a is a Kosovan-born Swiss footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for FC Basel in the Swiss Super League.

Xhaka played for various FC Basel youth teams and since 2006 has been a member of the U21 squad. Since the beginning of the Season 2010/11 he plays for the FC Basel first team. Xhaka made is first team debut in the third qualifying round of the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League in the away match against Debreceni VSC in the Szusza Ferenc Stadium. Towards the end of the game he scored the second goal in Basel’s 2:0 victory.[1]

Xhaka played for Swiss youth squad at the U-17 level. He participated in the Under-17 World Cup in 2009 in Nigeria. The Swiss team won the World Cup.

Xhaka played 12 games in U17 World Cup and scored 2Goals .

His number in Basel is 34 . In recent matches he often plays in first eleven .

For him are interested a lot of European Clubs , one of them is Lazio .

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