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FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men's Football nominee Carlo Ancelotti of Italy and Real Madrid attends a press conference prior to the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2014 at the Kongresshaus on January 12, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) challenges his brother Albania's midfielder Taulant Xhaka (L) during the Euro 2016 group A football match between Albania and Switzerland the Bollaert-Delelis Stadium in Lens on June 11, 2016. / AFP / FRANCOIS LO PRESTI