23

Xherdan Shaqiri

Switzerland

Position
Club
Age
Forward
Stoke City
26
Caps
Goals
Rating
74
21
Group16QFSFF
6
9
6
5

“Cube of Power”, “Magic Dwarf”, “Alpine Messi” – Shaqiri has many nicknames. “But my favourite is my initials, XS,” he says. The winger started to make headlines at the 2009 Fifa Youth Cup aged 18...