Matteo Tosetti

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Matteo Tosetti
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-02-15) 15 February 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Losone, Switzerland
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
Thun
Number 11
Youth career
2000–2005 Losone Sportiva
2005–2009 Locarno
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Locarno 2 (0)
2010–2011 Young Boys II 32 (4)
2011– Young Boys 6 (0)
2012 Wohlen (loan) 13 (0)
2012–2013 Wohlen (loan) 36 (1)
2013–2014 Lugano (loan) 34 (4)
2014–2016 Lugano 49 (4)
2016– Thun 6 (0)
National team
2009 Switzerland U17 2 (0)
2010 Switzerland U19 1 (0)
2011–2012 Switzerland U20 8 (0)
2012– Switzerland U21 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 August 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2012

Matteo Tosetti (born 15 February 1992) is a Swiss professional footballer currently playing for FC Thun.

Club career[edit]

Tosetti began his playing career with hometown club Losone Sportiva until a move to FC Locarno in 2005. There he rose through the youth ranks and eventually made his first team debut on 24 May 2009 against FC Gossau, coming on as a substitute in a 4–0 away win. He would go on to make one further appearance for the club until his transfer to BSC Young Boys in August 2010. Tosetti in the coming seasons featured prominently for the reserve team until making a breakthrough into the first team during the second half of the 2010–11 Swiss Super League. He made his debut for Young Boys on 13 March 2011 against FC St. Gallen and would make a further five appearances that term. During the second part of the 2011–12 season Tosetti would go on loan to second-tier side FC Wohlen, making his debut against SC Kriens on 21 March 2012 in a 3–0 victory.[1] He continued his loan into the 2012–13 season and scored his first goal for Wohlen on 22 July 2012 in a 1–0 away win over FC Wil.

In July 2013, he joined FC Lugano on loan from BSC Young Boys. On 19 February 2014, he was then sold to Lugano.[2]

International career[edit]

Tosetti is a Switzerland youth international, having previously competed at under-17 and under-19 level and currently under-20 level. In 2009, he was part of the Swiss under-17 team that won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup beating the host nation Nigeria 1—0 in the final. Tosetti featured as a substitute in one match at the tournament, a win in the semi-final versus Colombia.[3]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matteo Tosetti al Wohlen". Ticino Online (in Italian). tio.ch. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lugano übernimmt Matteo Tosetti definitiv" (in German). BSC Young Boys. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Colombia v. Switzerland". FIFA U-17 World Cup. FIFA.com. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 

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