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WATCH: Granit Xhaka scores a screamer versus Serbia

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It wasn’t a shot so much as a PRECISION GUIDED MISSILE.

Serbia v Switzerland: Group E - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Fans at the Emirates yell “SHOOOOOTTTTT” at Granit Xhaka so often that it has become a running joke here at TSF. But he can really hit them. And in the 52nd minute against Serbia with Switzerland down 1-0, boy did he ever.

Xherdan Shaqiri’s blocked shot ricocheted across the top of the box toward Xhaka and...well I won’t even try to describe it. Words cannot capture something that beautiful.

Just look at that thing. I probably don’t need to tell you (but I will), that is not easy to do folks. The pace, the precision, the swerve. **chefs kiss**

He becomes the first Arsenal man to score at this World Cup. A few more interesting tidbits:

Shaqiri added a second goal late on, and the Swiss held on to win 2-1. They are tied with Brazil at the top of Group E. They are next in action on Wednesday, June 27th against Costa Rica and only need a point to advance to the knockout stages.