Granit Xhaka Drinks Bottle of Coke Before Shootout Win Against France

Granit Xhaka Drinks Bottle of Coke Before Shootout Win Against France

  • Granit Xhaka produced superb performance on Monday night, June 28, which helped Switzerland to beat France
  • The Arsenal star was named as the man of the match after facing strong midfield duo of Paul Pogba and Kante
  • Before the penalty shootout, Granit Xhaka quickly rushed a bottle of Coca-Cola in the presence of his teammates

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Arsenal star Granit Xhaka who is the captain of the Swiss national football team was on Monday night, June 28, seen drinking Coca-Cola before his side's penalty shootout against France.

Swiss players were fantastic in the tie against world champions in the round of 16 of the EURO 2020 in which they came back from 3-1 down and finished the tie 3-3 before penalties.

According to the report on Sportsbible and UK Sun, Granit Xhaka had to first cooled himself off with a drink before the start of the penalties which himself and teammates won.

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Granit Xhaka.
Granit Xhaka in action for Switzerland at EURO 2020. Photo by Justin Setterfield
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Despite playing against the likes of Paul Pogba and N'Golo Kante who are among the best midfielders in the world, Granit Xhaka was still able to play out his brilliant game.

The 28-year-old even ended up being named as the man of the match as Kylian Mbappe missed the penalty which sent France out of the competition.

Earlier, had reported how Switzerland captain Granit Xhaka put up an impressive performance against France helping his side to reach the quarterfinal of the ongoing Euro 2020 Championship.

Xhaka who is famous for being on the defensive side put up a 5-star show against the world champions right from the first blast of the whistle until the end.

He completed the most forward passes in the highly intense game as well as delivering the highest number of successful long passes and through balls.

The Gunner played a key role in Switzerland’s equalizer setting up Mario Gavranovic with a delicious through ball in the 89th minute to give the Dinamo Zagreb forward a chance to make history.

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Despite coming up against two of the world’s best midfielders, N’Golo Kante and Paul Pogba, Xhaka dominated the midfield areas helping his side come from two goals down.

Arsene Wenger who brought Xhaka to North London from Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2016 for a reported £30 million was also impressed by the Swiss midfielder's dominant performance against Didier Deschamps' side.


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