Lugano, December 4 – The former president of Kosovo, the well-known Swiss businessman Behgjet Pacolli told the Albanian-language Swiss newspaper Le Canton27.ch about the dilemma of whether Switzerland’s captain, Granit Xhaka, could be punished by FIFA for wearing the « Jashari » jersey. after the extraordinary victory of Switzerland, eliminating Serbia from the World Cup.
When asked about any punishment imposed by FIFA, Mr. Pacolli said that « in case FIFA takes such an improper action, I will pay for the captain of the Swiss national team, Granit Xhaka, from my pocket. » He will do this in the name of the Albanian and Swiss people who have raised our image in the international arena by promoting the football of the Swiss NATI team.. »
« I personally announced this to Granit today. Now we move on and wish them continued luck against Portugal », Mr. Pacolli said in the end