Serbia: Albanians in Pristina celebrate Swiss goals, Brazil victory over Serbia

Albanians in Pristina celebrated Brazilian goals in Serbia's nets and cheered for the Swiss team in their game against Costa Rica, as the third round of the group stage at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup continued on Wednesday. The fans were particularly rooting for footballers Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, both Swiss players of Albanian heritage. «I'm really proud of them to be honest. I... Еще mean, they gave the whole Albanian community living in Switzerland a totally different image, cause we had such a bad and negative image back in the days, and with them, everyone got that point of 'hey, Albanians they are not this negative people, criminals, but talented people', so I think this is the right way to go,» one fan said. Switzerland has qualified for the round of 16 in second place behind Brazil, which topped Group E on six points after with its win over Serbia. Serbia's World Cup journey has come to an end as it came in third on six points, along with Costa Rica who came in last with only one point.

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