World Cup 2018 – 10 GOAL Celebrations [Video]

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri have been fined CHF 10,000 (£7,632) after their controversial goal celebrations against Serbia were deemed to have breached Fifa regulations. The pair have, however, avoided a two-match ban as initially feared.

An investigation was launched by Fifa after the two Swiss players – both ethnic Albanians from Kosovo – appeared to make a gesture that mirrored the ‘double-headed eagle’ of Albania’s flag.
Tensions remain high between ethnic Albanians and nationalist Serbs in Kosovo. Kosovo’s Albanian-majority political institutions declared independence in 2008 but, a decade on, the territory is still not recognised by Serbia.

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