Advice to Swiss footballers :”If you are not with us, you’d better go”
Taking a stand on speculation if Xhaka, Shaqiri and others, following Kosovo’s accession to UEFA and FIFA will go play for Kosovo, UNMIK SonntagsBlick editor says it plainly: “Then go on!”
At the entrance to the file SonntagsBlick newspaper published Sunday on “problem” about the Swiss national team players with Kosovo origin is set sports commentary editor of this newspaper, Felix Bingesser.
Taking a stand on speculation if Xhaka, Shaqiri and others, following Kosovo’s accession to UEFA and FIFA will go play for Kosovo, the editor says it plainly: “Then go on!”, Reports albinfo.ch.
“It is very likely that Kosovo will soon have its national representative football. It is also very possible that someone from the Swiss representative players decide to switch to Kosovo. And it is certainly very possible that some of the fans worry about it. But who wants to go, must go! Despite the fact that there are players who have enjoyed a costly treatment that has allowed Switzerland. In football should not be forced marriage, “writes SonntagsBlick.
From the perspective of the person who belongs to a public reproach, editor recalls how the players of foreign origin as well as the public with backgrounds that are not loyal to Switzerland. This illustrates the bias of Bosniaks in Switzerland in favor of Bosnian fully when he played a month ago in Zurich, Switzerland-Bosnia match. “Swiss nor heard there were invisible, as in the stands and in the field,” he said.
And “it is not a nostalgic romantic guesswork required when a national football must also convey values. And must provide identification (public) with. This identification in our country and our national team, lost, which is a worrying development.
Given this, the situation is clear: It is not enough to integrate into a national one. Fans also have the right to demand that the Swiss national team players to identify with the land and people of this country. And to do so without reserve Even if the team with the departure of one or the other will weaken: If you have a Kosovo national football that no risk for us. But a chance, “concludes Bingesser comment, conveying the message of understanding that” can go, so just do us good. “