Steven Zuber

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Steven Zuber
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Personal information
Date of birth (1991-08-17) 17 August 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
1899 Hoffenheim
Number 17
Youth career
2000–2001 FC Kollbrunn-Rikon
2001–2002 FC Turbenthal
2002–2006 Winterthur
2006–2008 Grasshopper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Grasshopper 119 (21)
2013–2014 CSKA Moscow 29 (1)
2014– 1899 Hoffenheim 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Switzerland U17 9 (1)
2008–2009 Switzerland U19 9 (3)
2010–2012 Switzerland U21 18 (5)
2012 Switzerland Olympic 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 April 2013

Steven Zuber (born 17 August 1991) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a midfielder for 1899 Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

Early Life[edit]

Steven Zuber was born on August 17, 1991 in Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland to Walter and Susanne Zuber. He has five siblings: Melanie, Kevin, Severin, David, and Marvin. [1]

Club career[edit]

Grasshopper[edit]

He made his first-team debut for Grasshopper on 12 July 2008 in the Intertoto Cup second round, second leg match against KS Besa, where he came on as an 83rd minute substitute. Soon after that, on 3 August 2008, he made his first league appearance for Grasshopper, in a 1–1 draw with FC Vaduz in the Swiss Super League.

CSKA Moscow[edit]

On 5 July 2013, Zuber signed a five year contract with Russian Premier League Champions CSKA Moscow.[2] Zuber made his CSKA Moscow debut on 13 July 2013, against Zenit St. Petersburg in the 2013 Russian Super Cup, which CSKA won 3-0.[3] Zuber made his league debut 4 days later on 17 July against Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast.[4]

Hoffenheim[edit]

On 14 August 2014, Zuber moved to 1899 Hoffenheim.[5] Hoffenheim signed Steven to a four-year deal.[6]

International career[edit]

A member of the 2007–08 Switzerland U-17 squad, he was named as an alternate for the UEFA U-17 Championship held in May 2008. Zuber was a member of the Switzerland national football team that participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. [7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Grasshopper
CSKA

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steven Zuber". Steven Zuber. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Zuber joins PFC CSKA". http://pfc-cska.com/en/. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "CSKA Moskva vs. Zenit 3 - 0". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ural vs. CSKA Moskva". Soccerway. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Steven Zuber left PFC CSKA for Hoffenheim". http://en.pfc-cska.com. PFC CSKA Moscow. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  6. ^ http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11881/9421639/transfer-news-hoffenheim-sign-winger-steven-zuber-from-cska-moscow-on-a-four-year-deal
  7. ^ "Steven Zuber". Steven Zuber. Retrieved 4 July 2014.