Granit Xhaka


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Age: 29 years, 1 month

Place of Birth: Basel, Switzerland

Nationality: Switzerland

Position: Midfield

Height: 6' 1"

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
May 2016 Present Arsenal


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Jun 2011 Present Switzerland

Granit was called up to the Switzerland squad to face the Republic of Ireland in a friendly in March 2016. He currently plays for Borussia Monchengladbach having previously played for Basel in Switzerland.

Granit was included in Switzerland's squad for the 2016 European Championship. and then signed for Arsenal ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League season. He was also selected as Captain of the Swiss squad for the covid-delayed Euro 2020 tournament which was played in June 2021.

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Granit Xhaka 2020 Record - European Championships

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
June 28, 2021 France 3 - 3 Switzerland National Arena, Bucharest
Yellow: 76'
June 20, 2021 Switzerland 3 - 1 Turkey Baki Olimpiya Stadionu, Baku
Yellow: 78'
June 16, 2021 Italy 3 - 0 Switzerland Stadio Olimpico, Rome
June 12, 2021 Wales 1 - 1 Switzerland Baki Olimpiya Stadionu, Baku