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Swiss playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri ends international career after standout goal at Euro 2024

Swiss playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri ends international career after standout goal at Euro 2024

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Switzerland Football Player Xherdan Shaqiri Announces Retirement From International Career

Switzerland Football Player Xherdan Shaqiri Announces Retirement From International Career

On Monday, Swiss football star Xherdan Shaqiri announced his retirement from international football following the conclusion of EURO 2024. Shaqiri, 32, ends his 14-year international career with the Switzerland national team. He was part of the Swiss squad that competed in the recently concluded EURO 2024 in Germany, where the team reached the quarter-final stage....

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Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri confirms retirement from international football

Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri confirms retirement from international football

Xherdan Shaqiri. – AFP Former Bayern Munich and Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri announced his retirement from international football on Monday, having earned 125 caps for Switzerland. Shaqiri scored 32 goals for the national team and is the only Swiss player to have appeared in seven major tournaments, from the 2010 World Cup to Euro 2024....

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Switzerland’s Shaqiri retires from international football after 125 caps

Switzerland’s Shaqiri retires from international football after 125 caps

Geneva: Xherdan Shaqiri announced his retirement from international football on Monday after winning 125 Switzerland caps and becoming the only player to score in each of the last three World Cups and European Championships. Midfielder Shaqiri, 32, who now plays with Chicago Fire in the United States, is Switzerland’s second most-capped player after team-mate Granit...

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Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri ends national-team career | TSN

Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri ends national-team career | TSN

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri retired from the national team on Monday. Shaqiri announced the news nine days after his 125th game for Switzerland, a penalty shootout loss to England in the European Championship quarterfinals. Going on as an extra-time substitute, the former Liverpool and Bayern Munich player struck the England crossbar...

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Switzerland playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri ends national-team career after standout goal at Euro 2024

Switzerland playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri ends national-team career after standout goal at Euro 2024

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri has ended his national-team career at the age of 32. The Chicago Fire playmaker announced the news nine days after his 125th game for Switzerland, which ended in a penalty shootout loss to England in the European Championship quarterfinals. Coming on as an extra-time substitute, the former...

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Soccer-Switzerland’s Shaqiri retires from international football

Soccer-Switzerland’s Shaqiri retires from international football

(Reuters) – Former Bayern Munich and Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri announced his retirement from international football on Monday, after a 14-year spell with the Swiss national team. Shaqiri has played 125 matches for Switzerland, scoring 32 goals. He is the only Swiss player to appear in seven major tournaments, from World Cup 2010 to Euro...

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Shaqiri Calls Time On Switzerland Career After 125 Caps

Shaqiri Calls Time On Switzerland Career After 125 Caps

Text size Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri announced his retirement from international football on Monday after winning 125 caps with the Swiss national team. Midfielder Shaqiri, 32, who now plays with Chicago Fire in the United States, is Switzerland’s second most-capped player after team-mate Granit Xhaka on 130 caps. The former Bayern Munich and Liverpool player made...

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Switzerland rewards coach Murat Yakin with contract extension for 2026 World Cup

Switzerland rewards coach Murat Yakin with contract extension for 2026 World Cup

BERN, Switzerland — Switzerland coach Murat Yakin has agreed on a contract extension to take the team into qualifying for the 2026 World Cup after an impressive run to the European Championship quarterfinals. The Swiss soccer federation said Friday it will hold a news conference Monday to detail the extensions for Yakin and assistant coach...

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Netherlands v England team news and predicted line-ups

Netherlands v England team news and predicted line-ups

The Three Lions have not done things the easy way. They needed Jude Bellingham’s stoppage-time bicycle kick to push their last-16 clash with Slovakia to extra-time, where Harry Kane won it, and then came from behind in normal time against Switzerland before winning on penalties. Read more: Euro 2024 matches on today | Euro 2024...

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In photos: Brixton watches England defeat Switzerland in Euro 2024 quarter final

In photos: Brixton watches England defeat Switzerland in Euro 2024 quarter final

It was certainly a tense, nervous affair, with England finally defeating Switzerland on penalties. Ahead of tomorrow’s semi final clash with the Netherlands, here’s some photos of people watching the game in Brixton: The Dogstar falls silent after Switzerland go ahead  in the 75th minute. The Brixton Village erupts after Saka scores the equaliser just...