Granit Xhaka Biography, Age, Family, Football Career, Salary, Net Worth And More

Granit Xhaka Biography
Granit Xhaka is a Swiss born professional footballer who plays for the Swiss national football team and the Premier League club, Arsenal.
Having seen Eddie Nketiah's biography, today we will be seeing all you need to know about the Swiss born top footballer, Xhaka. In case you missed our previous article on Eddie Nketiah, please visit it now. His net worth will surely leave you shocked!

We will be talking about Granit Xhaka's biography, date of birth, age, family, wife, children, education, football career, salary, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and all you need to know about him.
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Granit Xhaka Profile

A quick run down on Granit Xhaka's biography:
Name: Granit Xhaka
Date of birth: 27th September, 1992
Age: 26 years (2019)
Height: 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Career: Football
Team: Swiss National Team, Arsenal
Playing position: Midfielder
Nationality: Switzaland
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Leonita Lekaj
Net worth: $15 Million

Granit Xhaka Biography, Age, Family, Early Life, Education

Granit Xhaka (pronounced [ɡɾaˈnit ˈdʒaka]) is a Swiss born professional footballer who plays for both the Swiss national team and the Premier League club, Arsenal.
He started his football career in his hometown club, Basel and they won the Swiss Super League twice. After that, in the year 2012, he moved over to Bundesliga team Borussia Mönchengladbach and developed a reputation as a gifted player and was made the captain in the year 2015, he was just 22 then.

He led the team to UEFA Champions' League qualification for a second successive season and then completed a high profile transfer to Arsenal, May 2016.
Xhaka was also a part of the Swiss team which won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup and made his senior debut in the year, 2011.

Talking about his family life, Xhaka was born on the 27th of September, 1992 to Albanian parents, Eli and Ragip Xhaka. His parents were originally from Kuršumlija, Serbia and his father was a political prisoner.
At the early age of 22, his father had participated in a student demonstration against the government in Yugoslavia, and was arrested and given a six-year sentence.

Aside Granit, his elder brother, Taulant Xhaka is also a professional footballer and he plays for both the Albania national team and FC Basil.
Xhaka is happily married to his long term partner, Leonita Lekaj.

Granit Xhaka Salary

Granit Xhaka is a top player and he earns as much as $121,555 per week salary from the Arsenal FC. He once reportedly bought a house in London worth around  $6 Million.

Granit Xhaka Net Worth

Aside his regular salary, Granit Xhaka also has a good number of brand deals and endorsements. He is estimated to be worth around $15 Million.

Social Media Handles

Xhaka is an active user of the social media. You can get him on:
Instagram @granitxhaka
Facebook Granit Xhaka

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