Frank Feltscher

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Frank Feltscher
Personal information
Full name Frank Feltscher Martínez
Date of birth (1988-05-17) 17 May 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Bülach, Switzerland
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 22
Youth career
1997–2001 FC Kloten
2001–2005 Grasshopper
2005 Winterthur
2005–2006 Grasshopper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Grasshopper 21 (2)
2008–2009 Lecce 0 (0)
2009 Bellinzona (loan) 15 (0)
2009–2011 Bellinzona 76 (9)
2011–2014 Grasshopper 86 (6)
2014–2015 Aarau 21 (1)
2015–2016 AEL Limassol 23 (2)
2017– Debreceni VSC 12 (1)
National team
2007–2010 Switzerland U-21 18 (5)
2011– Venezuela 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:00, 28 May 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2012

Frank Feltscher Martínez (born 17 May 1988) is a Venezuelan football midfielder of Venezuelan and Swiss descent who plays for Debrecen. He was born in Bülach, Switzerland.


After emerging through the youth ranks at Grasshopper, he joined Lecce in the summer of 2008. The Serie A club U.S. Lecce has the Swiss U-21 national team player loaned out until the end of the 2008/2009 season at AC Bellinzona.


He played for the Switzerland national under-21 football team, since 2007.

On 2 September 2011, Frank made the starting line-up for The Venezuela National Team in a friendly match against Argentina in India.

Personal life[edit]

His brother, Rolf Feltscher Martinez, also plays for MSV Duisburg as a defender and step-brother Mattia Desole, plays for FC Freienbach. Lived in Venezuela for several years as a kid playing football at Colegio Humboldt where he also studied with his brother.

Frank holds Venezuelan, Swiss and Italian passports.[citation needed]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Venezuela's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 November 2011 Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla  Colombia 1–1 1–1 2014 World Cup qualifier
2. 14 November 2012 Marlins Park, Miami, Florida  Nigeria 1–2 1–3 Friendly

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