Yann Sommer

Yann Sommer

  • Full name: Yann Sommer
  • Date of birth: December 17, 1988
  • Place of birth: Morges, Switzerland
  • Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
  • Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Current team: Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • National team: Switzerland

Club career

  • Sommer began his career at FC Basel, where he made his professional debut in 2007.
  • He spent five seasons with Basel, winning the Swiss Super League title four times and the Swiss Cup three times.
  • In 2014, Sommer joined Borussia Mönchengladbach, where he has been a regular starter ever since.
  • He has helped Gladbach win the DFB-Pokal in 2019 and the DFL-Supercup in 2020.

International career

  • Sommer made his debut for the Switzerland national team in 2012.
  • He was part of the Swiss team that reached the round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • He also played at the 2016 UEFA European Championship and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  • Sommer is Switzerland's all-time leading appearance maker with over 70 caps.

Individual awards

  • Swiss Super League Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
  • Borussia Mönchengladbach Player of the Year: 2017-18
  • DFB-Pokal Man of the Match: 2019

Personal life

  • Sommer is married to Alina Sommer and they have two children.
  • He is a fluent speaker of German, French, English, and Spanish.
  • Sommer is a Christian.
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer
Yann Sommer