Granit Xhaka’s pathetic message to Arsenal
The yardstick of a soccer player, in addition to his talent on the field, is how he behaves off the field.
There have been many globetrotters who just don’t live in the real world and so their popularity may not compare to their fame.
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Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka was not the Gunners’ most popular player due to past incidents but as he prepares to leave the club for a new adventure with Jose Mourinho at Roma, his farewell message is not well received.
“Soccer is a team sport and you are only as good as your team,” he was quoted by The Sun as saying that he might have done better if those around him had been up to the task.
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It’s hardly what will make him popular with Gunners believers, and the faster Mikel Arteta gets shot at him the better.
The midfielder could have walked with his head held high but once again showed a real lack of class.