"For Albanians Football is Everything"
Albanian Daily News
Published July 7, 2018
Christian Panucci gave an interview to a Hungarian media, where he was stopped, among others, to the Albanian national.
The 45 years old technique spoke with superlatives about the Albanians' love for football, while revealing the target he has with the Red and Blacks.
"For Albanians football is everything, the maximum. During my work, I realized how much people feel to the National team and I have a lot of responsibility for that. Two years ago, Albania had a team at Euro 2016, now we have to go to European 2020," said the coach.
Asked about Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, who celebrated with the eagle symbol during the World Cup, he avoided direct comment, stating that it is an issue belonging to the Swiss Football Federation.