Patrick Müller

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Patrick Müller
Patrick Müller (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-12-17) 17 December 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Genève, Switzerland
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1984–1994 FC Meyrin
1994–1995 Servette
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1998 Servette 104 (4)
1998–2000 Grasshoppers 36 (1)
2000–2004 Lyon 131 (2)
2004 Mallorca 6 (0)
2005–2006 FC Basel 28 (0)
2006–2008 Lyon 23 (1)
2008–2010 Monaco 7 (0)
Total 335 (8)
National team
1998–2008 Switzerland 89 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Patrick Müller (born 17 December 1976 in Geneva) is a former Swiss professional footballer.

Club career[edit]

Müller began his career at FC Meyrin before moving on to Servette. He also played in Switzerland for Grasshoppers in Zürich. His talent was noted by the French club Olympique Lyonnais, who signed him.[1] He has also played for Real Mallorca and FC Basel.[2] On 31 August 2008 he signed a contract for two years with AS Monaco.

International career[edit]

Müller plays for the Swiss national football team on a regular basis and was called into the squad for the 2006 World Cup. He is infamous for several incidents where he blocked balls with his hands during the 2006 World Cup.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Müller has a wife named Katia and has two children, daughter Norah (born 30 April 2004) and son Dan (born 5 March 2006). He holds dual nationality, Swiss and Austrian.[4]




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