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Xherdan Shaqiri Biography

Xherdan Shaqiri is a Swiss footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga as well as the Swiss national team. Shaqiri played for SV Augst's and FC Basel's youth team. While on Basel's youth team, he played in the Under-15 Nike Cup 2007 and was named the best player of the tournament. signed his first professional contract with Basel on 2 January 2009. The new contract was set to keep him at St. Jakob-Park until June 2014. On 9 November, he scored his first goal for Basel in a 4–1 win over Neuchâtel Xamax at home. At the end of the 2009–10 season, Shaqiri won the national Double with Basel and a year later won League Championship title again. On 9 February 2012, FC Basel announced that Shaqiri had accepted a transfer to FC Bayern Munich for the 2012–13 season. He signed a four-year contract with the German giants until 30 June 2016 for €2M per season. On 10 July 2012, Shaqiri made his debut in a friendly match against German side SpVgg Unterhaching which Bayern Munich won 1–0 by a goal of teammate David Alaba. Shaqiri made his debut for the Switzerland under-21 side on 11 November 2009 in a 3–1 win against the Turkey under-21s in a 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualifier. He scored his first goal on 11 June 2011 in the 2011 Under-21 Championship opening game against the Denmark under-21 side.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Xherdan Shaqiri
Nationality Switzerland
Position Midfielder
Last Club FC Basel II
Shirt Number 22
Career
Clubs
FC Basel II Jul 2009 - Jul 2009
Stoke City Aug 2015 - Present
FC Internazionale Milano Jan 2015 - Jul 2015
FC Bayern München Jul 2012 - Dec 2014
FC Basel 1893 Jul 2009 - Jun 2012
National
Switzerland Under 21 Jun 2009 - Dec 2011
Switzerland Under 19 Jul 2009 - Jun 2012
Switzerland Jan 2010 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Stoke City
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 15 4 5 3 0 1248
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 16
2016/2017 Premier League 21 4 2 2 0 1709
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 0 72
2015/2016 Premier League 27 3 6 3 0 2030
League Cup 4 0 0 0 0 175
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 70 11 13 9 0 5340
FC Internazionale Milano
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FC Bayern München
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FC Basel 1893
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National
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Switzerland
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 10 1 3 0 0 858
2016 France EC Qualification 9 4 5 0 0 766
European Championship 4 1 1 0 0 377
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 9 2 3 0 0 745
World Cup 4 3 0 0 0 387
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 6 4 0 1 0 430
2010 South Africa World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 12
Total 43 15 12 1 0 3575
Switzerland Under 21
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Switzerland Under 19
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