Granit Xhaka celebrates his two-year-old daughter Laneya

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Arsenal star Granit Xhaka made a post on his Instagram account on Monday celebrating the 2nd birthday of his daughter. 

Xhaka took to instagram to mark the day with a cute picture of himself carrying his daughter and with a caption that reads: 

“Happy 2nd Birthday to my princess Laneya. I‘m the happiest dad in the world for having 2 beautiful princesses, you and your sister are the best daughters a father could ever ask for. Thank you for being my daughter ❤️”

Laneya was born on the 24th of April in 2021

The 30-year-old announced the birth of his second daughter Laneya on the 24th of April in 2021 and he captioned the announcement post with:  “I no longer just have one beautiful princess, now I have two.

Laneya Xhaka 24/04/2021 ❤️” 

The Swiss is married to his long-term partner Leonita Lekaj and the pair wedded in July 2017. Xhaka is a devout and practicing Muslim.

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Granit Xhaka and his wife announced the birth of Laneya’s elder sister on the 7th of October in 2019 with a caption that reads: “Welcome our little princess Mommy and Daddy love you ❤️”. 

The name of the former Borrusia Monchengladbach midfielder’s first daughter is Ayana Xhaka and both daughters are bundles of joy to Xhaka’s family. 

Granit Xhaka’s wife, Leonita, was born in Albania but it is believed that her parents moved to Pristina, Kosovo where she was raised and spent most of her childhood.

Following lengthy years at her home country, her family then moved to the Ruhr region of Germany.

Leonita Lekaj was in her teens when her family moved to Germany. 

She is a professional model and she is a bit famous in the glamour arena. The wife of Granit Xhaka has done photoshoots for big brands and appeared in many magazines. 

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Granit Xhaka and Leonita Lekaj enjoying a fantastic time
Granit Xhaka and Leonita Lekaj enjoying a fantastic time

Her network is presumed to be between the region of $1-$5 Million while that of her husband is believed to be €20 million. 

Additionally, Leonita Lekaj has garnered popularity on social media and she presently has a large fanbase of 213,000 followers on her Instagram account. 

The 31-year-old is 6 months older than Granit Xhaka as she was born in March 1992 while her husband was born in September 1992. 

Moving away from Leonita Lekaj, regarding their daughter Laneya, Granit Xhaka has shared several pictures and videos on Instagram including a video when the 2-year-old daughter took her first step. 

In June 2022, the Arsenal midfielder also shared a picture on Instagram that included his two daughters and his wife with the caption: “My life in one photo ❤️” 

Granit Xhaka captioned this post with the words: “My life in one photo ❤️”
Granit Xhaka captioned this post with the words: “My life in one photo ❤️”

Granit Xhaka for Arsenal this campaign

Xhaka has made 41 appearances for Arsenal this campaign and he has scored 7 goals in addition to providing 5 assists in total across all competitions this term. 

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He was unavailable for the Gunners 3-3 draw with Southampton at the Emirates Stadium last Friday due to ill-health. 

Xhaka in action for Arsenal
Xhaka in action for Arsenal

The exact type of the former Basel man illness was not revealed but, customarily speaking, unavailability in that manner are not lengthy and he could be among the fray for the clash with City on Wednesday. 

Granit Xhaka has been an integral player for Arsenal this term and he was really missed in their last encounter as the league leaders dropped points that could prove costly to their title ambitions. 

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