Granit Xhaka

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BirthdateSeptember 27th, 1992
BirthplaceBasel, Switzerland
Length1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Positiondefensive midfielder
TraitsPower Free-Kick Taker

Picture of the 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) tall Swiss defensive midfielder of Arsenal

Bio: Granit Xhaka was born in Basel, Switzerland and currently plays for Arsenal. His career started back at FC Basel, the club from his Swiss hometown. In his first two seasons for Basel he won the Swiss Super League twice. After these two highly successful years he moved to the German Bundesliga, to compete with players of a higher level. He was only 20 years old when he signed a contract at Borussia Monchengladbach in 2012. In Germany he started to become known as a technical gifted player and as a natural leader. Two years later, when he was 22 years old, he became the captain of his team Borussia Monchengladbach. In was that season when he led the team to the UEFA Champions League qualification. In 2016, after four nice years in Germany, he made the step to the English Premier League. In May 2016 he signed a contract at Arsenal – they bought him for 35 Million Euro (30 Million Pound). He made his first appearance for Arsenal in the preparations for the new season 2016/2017 against the MLS All-Stars. Nowadays he he is one of the most important players of The Gunners, playing as a defensive midfielder. Xhaka (despite his Albanian roots) also plays for the Swiss national team. With Switzerland he went to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, in which he a beautiful equalizer versus Serbia with a long-strike: his personal highlight of the World Cup 2018!

Xhaka Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In June 15th, 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Arsenal that nets him a whopping salary of 5.0 Million Euro (4.4 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €13,661 (£12,104) per day and €569 (£504) per hour!

Per year€5,000,000£4,429,961
Per month€416,667£369,163
Per week€101,626£90,040
Per day€13,661£12,104
Per hour€569£504
Per minute€9.49£8.41
Per second€0.16£0.14

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Wow! This means the average man in the UK needs to work for at least 12 years to earn the same as Xhakaboom earns in only 1 month. Are you curious about the Swiss defensive midfielder's salary compared to other Arsenal salaries? Check out our Arsenal Salary Overview 2019 (CONFIRMED)

Net Worth & Market Value
Net Worth20 Million Euro (17.7 Million Pound)
Market Value40 Million Euro (35 Million Pound)
As said before, in 2016 he signed a very nice contract at Arsenal. This contract will make him earn 5.0 Million Euro (4.4 Million Pound) per year. A simple calculation learns us that he earns €13,500 (£12,000) per day! Well done, Granit. He surely does not have to worry about money anymore for the rest of life. He is still a very young player, but already played several years at the highest level in the Bundesliga. And that's good business as well. His estimated net worth is 20 Million Euro (17.7 Million Pound). Arsenal bought im in 2016 for 35 Million Euro, in the last 2 years his market value slightly raised to 40 Million Euro (35 Million Pound).

Xhaka Tattoo - Does he have one?

Check out his teammates most hilarious and insane pieces in our Top 20 Craziest Tattoos of Arsenal Players 2018-19 (REVEALED)

Granit  Xhaka tattoo, the Swiss number 34 from Basel, Switzerland
He has a couple of tat's on his left arm. He once stated in an interview that his mother does not approve any of his tattoo's! (Image: Pinterest)

Granit  Xhaka tattoo, the Swiss number 34 from Basel, Switzerland
Xhakaboom inked his number '34' on his back. Smart thinking! (Image:

Granit  Xhaka tattoo, the Swiss number 34 from Basel, Switzerland
A better overview of his tattoos! (Image: Imgur)

Love Life - Single, Girlfriend or Wife?

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Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Leonita Lekaj.
They got engaged in the summer of 2015 and are happy married by now. (Image:

Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Leonita Lekaj.
Not much is known about Leonita Lekaj. We know that they met back in the days, when Granit still used to play for Borussia Monchengladbach. (Image:

Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Leonita Lekaj.
This picture is taken in the Starbucks. Good times! (Image:

Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Leonita Lekaj.
The couple is very active on Social Media. This picture is taken from Granit's Instagram. (Image:

Granit Xhaka Wife - Leonita Lekaj
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Leonita Lekaj.
We hope this lovely couple will stay together for a long time! (Image:

Family - Get to know them

Father - Rahip Xhaka
Picture of Granit  Xhaka Father, called Rahip Xhaka
Father Ragip will always support his son. (Image:

Mother - Elmaze Xhaka
Picture of Granit  Xhaka Mother, called Elmaze Xhaka
At this picture we see his mother Elmaze Xhaka together with his girlfriend. They supported him during the World Cup 2018. (Image:

Brother - Taulant
Picture of Granit  Xhaka Brother, called Taulant
His brother Taulant is also a professional football player. Even a defensive midfielder. He decided to play for Albania instead of Switzerland. (Image:

Sister - Agnesa
Picture of Granit  Xhaka Sister, called Agnesa
Granit uploaded this picture to his Instagram on the birthday of his lovely sister Agnesa. (Image:

Xhaka Car - What does he drive?

Picture of his Audi   car
Opening the trunk of his Audi, back in Germany. (Image:

House - Where does he live?

Location: London, England
House of the Swiss number 34, located in London, England
Take a look inside of his beautiful London villa, everything carefully selected by a professional interior designer! (Image:


On what boots does the Swiss number 34 of Arsenal play?

Under Armour Magnetico Pro (Season: 2018/2019)

During the BPL Season 2018/2019 the Left footed player of Arsenal, born in Basel, Switzerland, plays on Under Armour Magnetico Pro.

During the 2018/2019 BPL season the Swiss defensive midfielder plays on model Under Armour Magnetico Pro.


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Ozil, Cazorla and Xhaka doing a brilliant 5 Shot Challenge!

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