Gygax meeting Swiss fans during Euro 2008
|Full name||Daniel Gygax|
|Date of birth||28 August 1981|
|Place of birth||Zürich, Switzerland|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|2008–2010||1. FC Nürnberg||30||(2)|
|2015–||FC Le Mont||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2014
Daniel Gygax (born 28 August 1981 in Zürich) is a Swiss football midfielder. He currently plays for FC Le Mont of the Swiss Challenge League and has earned 35 caps for the Swiss national team, playing at two European Championships and the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
On 7 July 2008, Gygax moved to 1. FC Nürnberg in Germany. He left the team on 30 June 2010 to join FC Luzern. Gygax along with another signing Hakan Yakin has helped their team to a surprise lead in the Swiss Super League with half of the season gone. He scored seven goals during the season.
Gygax made his debut for the Swiss national team on 31 March 2004, replacing Hakan Yakin after 60 minutes of a 1-0 friendly loss to Greece in Heraklion. He scored his first goal on his fourth cap, the only goal in a friendly win over Liechtenstein on 6 June. At Euro 2004, he played in Switzerland's last two group games, and he also played the first two group games at the 2006 FIFA World Cup. His last of 35 internationals was on 11 June 2008, as a late substitute in a group game against Turkey at Euro 2008 which the Swiss co-hosted.
|1.||6 June 2004||Hardturm, Zürich, Switzerland||Liechtenstein||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|2.||9 February 2005||Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates||United Arab Emirates||1–0||2–1||Friendly|
|3.||7 September 2005||GSP Stadium, Strovolos, Cyprus||Cyprus||3–1||3–1||2006 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4.||1 March 2006||Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland||Scotland||2–0||3–1||Friendly|
|5.||31 May 2006||Stade de Genève, Lancy, Switzerland||Italy||1–1||1–1||Friendly|