Switzerland

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Switzerland
Nickname(s) Schweizer Nati (Swiss Nati)La Nati (The Nati)Rossocrociati (Swiss national team), literally Red Crusaders)
Association Swiss Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Vladimir Petković
Captain Stephan Lichtsteiner
Most caps Heinz Hermann (118)[1]
Top scorer Alexander Frei (42)
FIFA code SUI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (August 1993)
Lowest 83 (December 1998)
Elo ranking
Current 14 Steady (18 April 2018)
Highest (5 June 1924)
Lowest 62 (October 1979)
First international
 France 1–0 Switzerland  
(ParisFrance; 12 February 1905)
Biggest win
  Switzerland 9–0 Lithuania 
(ParisFrance; 25 May 1924)
Biggest defeat
  Switzerland 0–9 England 
(BaselSwitzerland; 20 May 1909)
 Hungary 9–0 Switzerland  
(BudapestHungary; 29 October 1911)
World Cup
Appearances 10 (first in 1934)
Best result Quarter-finals: 19341938 and 1954
European Championship
Appearances 4 (first in 1996)
Best result Round of 16, 2016

 


 

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The following players have been called up for the preliminary extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.
Caps and goals updated on 27 March 2018 after the match against Panama.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Yann Sommer 17 December 1988 (age 29) 34 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
GK Roman Bürki 14 November 1990 (age 27) 8 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
GK Gregor Kobel 6 December 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim
GK Yvon Mvogo 6 June 1994 (age 23) 0 0 Germany RB Leipzig

DF Stephan Lichtsteiner (Captain) 16 January 1984 (age 34) 98 8 Italy Juventus
DF Johan Djourou 18 January 1987 (age 31) 73 2 Turkey Antalyaspor
DF Ricardo Rodríguez 25 August 1992 (age 25) 51 3 Italy Milan
DF Fabian Schär 20 December 1991 (age 26) 37 7 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
DF Michael Lang 8 February 1991 (age 27) 23 2 Switzerland Basel
DF François Moubandje 21 June 1990 (age 27) 16 0 France Toulouse
DF Silvan Widmer 5 March 1993 (age 25) 9 0 Italy Udinese
DF Manuel Akanji 19 July 1995 (age 22) 5 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund
DF Nico Elvedi 30 September 1996 (age 21) 5 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach

MF Valon Behrami 19 April 1985 (age 33) 77 2 Italy Udinese
MF Xherdan Shaqiri 10 October 1991 (age 26) 68 20 England Stoke City
MF Gelson Fernandes 2 September 1986 (age 31) 66 2 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
MF Blerim Džemaili 12 April 1986 (age 32) 63 9 Italy Bologna
MF Granit Xhaka 27 September 1992 (age 25) 61 9 England Arsenal
MF Steven Zuber 17 August 1991 (age 26) 10 3 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim
MF Remo Freuler 15 April 1992 (age 26) 9 0 Italy Atalanta
MF Denis Zakaria 20 November 1996 (age 21) 9 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
MF Edimilson Fernandes 15 April 1996 (age 22) 3 0 England West Ham United

FW Haris Seferović 22 February 1992 (age 26) 49 11 Portugal Benfica
FW Josip Drmić 8 August 1992 (age 25) 27 9 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
FW Breel Embolo 14 February 1997 (age 21) 23 3 Germany Schalke 04
FW Mario Gavranović 24 November 1989 (age 28) 13 5 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months and are still available for a call up.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Marwin Hitz 18 September 1987 (age 30) 2 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund v.  Panama, 27 March 2018

DF Timm Klose 9 May 1988 (age 30) 16 0 England Norwich City 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Kevin Mbabu 19 April 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Switzerland Young Boys 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Léo Lacroix 27 February 1992 (age 26) 0 0 Switzerland Basel v.  Northern Ireland, 12 November 2017
DF Ulisses Garcia 11 January 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg v.  Faroe Islands, 9 June 2017
DF Florent Hadergjonaj 31 July 1994 (age 23) 1 0 England Huddersfield Town v.  Belarus, 1 June 2017

MF Fabian Frei 8 January 1989 (age 29) 14 3 Switzerland Basel 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Luca Zuffi 27 March 1990 (age 28) 4 0 Switzerland Basel 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Djibril Sow 6 February 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Switzerland Young Boys 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Anto Grgić 28 November 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Switzerland Sion v.  Belarus, 1 June 2017

FW Eren Derdiyok 12 June 1988 (age 29) 60 11 Turkey Galatasaray 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Admir Mehmedi 16 March 1991 (age 27) 58 7 Germany VfL Wolfsburg 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Dimitri Oberlin 27 September 1997 (age 20) 1 0 Switzerland Basel 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Albian Ajeti 26 February 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Switzerland Basel 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
RET Retired from international football.
PRE Preliminary squad.

 

 

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