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Serb Nationalists: Double-Headed Eagle and Serbian Province

serb nationalists: Shaqiri added the other in injury time after running past the Serbian defence, according to The Chronicle Herald. Both put their open hands together with their thumbs locked and fingers outstretched to make what looks like the double-headed eagle displayed on Albania's national flag. In the tournament's first come-from-behind victory, Xhaka made it 1-1 in the 52nd minute with a powerful shot through a crowded penalty. The thumbs represent the heads of the two eagles, while the fingers look like the feathers. Shaqiri was born in Kosovo, the former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008. The gesture is likely to inflame tensions among Serb nationalists and ethnic Albanians. ( As reported in the news.