Xherdan Shaqiri (Albanian pronunciation: [dʒɛrˈdan ʃaˈciɾi]; born 10 October 1991) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Stoke City, and the Switzerland national team.
He began his career at FC Basel, winning honours including three Swiss Super League titles, before moving to Bayern Munich, where he gained eight domestic and international honours despite playing less frequently. In January 2015, he moved to Inter Milan for a fee of €15 million, and seven months later to Stoke City for a club record £12 million.
A full international since 2010, Shaqiri has earned over 50 caps for Switzerland. He represented the nation at the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, as well as UEFA Euro 2016.Close