Nico Elvedi

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Nico Elvedi
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-09-30) 30 September 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Zürich, Switzerland
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back, right back
Club information
Current team
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Number 30
Youth career
2005–2006 FC Greifensee
2006–2013 FC Zürich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 FC Zürich II 24 (0)
2014–2015 FC Zürich 18 (1)
2015– Borussia Mönchengladbach 109 (4)
National team
2012–2013 Switzerland U17 11 (0)
2014 Switzerland U18 1 (0)
2013–2016 Switzerland U19 19 (2)
2016– Switzerland 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:21, 1 August 2019 (UTC)

Nico Elvedi (born 30 September 1996) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Borussia Mönchengladbach.[2]

Club career[edit]

Born in Zürich, Elvedi was a youth player for FC Zürich. He made his Swiss Super League debut on 15 May 2014 in a 1–0 away win against FC Lausanne-Sport playing the full match.

Elvedi joined Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2015 for a €4 million transfer fee. He scored his first goal in the Bundesliga during the derby against 1. FC Köln. The match saw Borussia Mönchengladbach win 1–0.[3]

International career[edit]

Elvedi played for various Swiss youth teams, and made his debut for the senior Switzerland national football team in a friendly 1–2 defeat to Belgium on 28 May 2016.[4]

He was included in the Switzerland national football team 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 1 July 2019[6]
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FC Zürich 2013-14 2 0 - - - - 2 0
2014–15 16 1 3 0 5 0 24 1
Total 18 1 3 0 5 0 26 1
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2015-16 21 0 2 0 2 0 25 0
2016–17 25 0 2 0 8 0 35 0
2017–18 33 2 3 0 0 0 36 2
2018–19 30 2 1 0 0 0 31 2
Total 109 4 8 0 10 0 127 4
Career total 127 5 11 0 15 0 153 5

International[edit]

As of 1 August 2019[7]
Switzerland
Year Apps Goals
2016 3 0
2017 1 0
2018 5 1
2018 2 0
Total 11 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Switzerland's goal tally first.[7]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 November 2018 Swissporarena, Lucern, Switzerland  Belgium 4–2 5–2 2018–19 UEFA Nations League A

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.borussia.de/de/team-saison/die-fohlenelf/spielerkader.html?playerid=312&cHash=39dcb20fbd70388783c118182833cde2
  2. ^ "Switzerland - N. Elvedi - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Lausanne Sport vs. FC Zürich - 15 May 2014 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.espnfc.us/match?gameId=441676
  5. ^ "Switzerland opts for experience in World Cup squad". Associated Press News. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  6. ^ Nico Elvedi at Soccerway
  7. ^ a b "Nico Elvedi". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 22 November 2018.

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