|Full name||Michael Casanova|
|Date of birth||4 May 1989|
|Place of birth||Lugano, Switzerland|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|2001–2006||Team Ticino U-18|
|2004–2005||U16 (Switzerland)||Olympics games|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He began his career with Team Ticino U-18 the youthteam of Lugano and was in summer 2006 promoted to the first team. He played in the Lugano senior team his professionell debut and joined the Challenge League team FC Locarno on 27 September 2008. In the summer 2009 twoSuper League teams, BSC Young Boys and FC Sion were interested in this player. In the summer of 2010, after a long and complicated process, he was transferred back to Lugano.