- Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka married his fiancee Leonita Lekaj
- The pair got engaged last April and have tied the knot a year later
- Xhaka joined Arsenal from Borussia Mochengladbach last summer
Arsenal star Granit Xhaka has married his long-term girlfriend Leonita Lekaj joining a host of football stars to get married this summer.
According to the Daily Mail, the midfielder proposed to Lekaj last April and on Thursday, July 6 ahead of the upcoming Premier League season.
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The Switzerland international confirmed the union when he posted a pictured with his bride on Instagram captioning it; "Mr and Mrs".
Lekaj comes from a Kosovo Albanian family and met the Swiss footballer while working at Borussia Monchengladbach, Xhaka's former club in Germany.
Xhaka is enjoying his honeymoon with his bride and will join the Gunners squad later.
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The midfielder played in 28 games in all competitions for Arsene Wenger's side last season and helped the team win the FA Cup at the end of last season.
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