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Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

7 monthes ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

KALININGRAD, Russia - Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup.
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Shaqiri & Xhaka celebrations spark scandal as politics overshadows Swiss win against Serbia

Shaqiri & Xhaka celebrations spark scandal as politics overshadows Swiss win against Serbia

7 monthes ago   |   By RT

Switzerland's World Cup win over Serbia in Kaliningrad has been overshadowed by celebrations made by the two Swiss goalscorers, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, both of whom are of ethnic Albanian descent.
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Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

7 monthes ago   |   By National Post

KALININGRAD, Russia - Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.
In the tournament's first come-from-behind victory, Xhaka made it 1-1 in the 52nd minute with a powerful shot through a crowded penalty. Shaqiri added the other in injury time after running past the Serbian defence.
Both put their open hands together with their thumbs locked and fingers outstretched to make what looks like the double-headed eagle displayed on Albania's...
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