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Stephan Lichtsteiner
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Personal information
Full name Stephan Lichtsteiner
Date of birth 16 January 1984 (1984-01-16) (age 37)
Place of birth    Adligenswil, Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Right-back
Right wing-back
Right midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of Germany FC Augsburg
Number 2
Youth clubs
1991–1996
1996–2000
2000–2001
Flag of Switzerland FC Adligenswil
Flag of Switzerland Luzern
Flag of Switzerland Grasshoppers
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2001–2005
2005–2008
2008–2011
2011–2018
2018–2019
2019–
Flag of Switzerland Grasshoppers
Flag of France Lille
Flag of Italy Lazio
Flag of Italy Juventus
Flag of England Arsenal
Flag of Germany FC Augsburg
079 00(4)
089 00(5)
100 00(3)
201 0(12)
014 00(0)
0000(0)   
National team
2003–2005
2006–
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland U21
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
030 00(1)
105 00(8)

Stephan Lichtsteiner (born 16 January 1984) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays for German club FC Augsburg and the Switzerland national team. He is captain of the Switzerland national team. An attacking right-back or wing-back, he is known for his energetic runs down the right wing, as well as his stamina and athleticism.

Career statistics

Club

As of 5 June 2018
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Grasshopper 2001–02 Swiss Super League 1 0 1 0
2002–03 25 0 2a 0 27 0
2003–04 26 2 4 0 4b 0 34 2
2004–05 27 2 1 0 28 2
Total 79 4 5 0 6 0 90 4
Lille 2005–06 Ligue 1 31 1 4c 0 8d 0 43 1
2006–07 24 0 5e 0 3f 0 32 0
2007–08 34 4 4g 1 34 5
Total 89 5 13 1 11 0 113 6
Lazio 2008–09 Serie A 33 1 6 0 39 1
2009–10 33 2 2 0 7a 0 1h 0 43 2
2010–11 34 0 1 0 35 0
Total 100 3 9 0 7 0 1 0 117 3
Juventus 2011–12 Serie A 35 2 3 0 38 2
2012–13 28 4 1 0 6f 0 1h 0 36 4
2013–14 27 2 1 0 7i 0 1h 1 36 3
2014–15 32 3 3 0 13f 0 1h 0 49 3
2015–16 26 0 4 1 6f 1 1h 0 37 2
2016–17 26 1 2 0 1f 0 1h 0 30 1
2017–18 27 0 3 0 2f 0 0 0 32 0
Total 201 12 17 1 35 1 5 1 257 15
Arsenal 2018–19 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 469 24 44 2 59 1 6 1 578 28

a. ^All appearance(s) in the UEFA Cup / UEFA Europa League
b. ^Two appearances in the UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Cup
c. ^Two appearances in Coupe de France, two appearances in Coupe de la Ligue
d. ^Four appearances in the UEFA Champions League, Four appearances in UEFA Cup
e. ^Three appearances in Coupe de France, two appearances in Coupe de la Ligue
f. ^All appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League
g. ^Three appearances and one goal in Coupe de France, one appearance in Coupe de la Ligue
h. ^Three appearances in UEFA Champions League, four in UEFA Europa League

International

As of 3 June 2018
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Switzerland 2006 1 0
2007 7 0
2008 11 0
2009 6 0
2010 11 0
2011 9 1
2012 9 1
2013 6 2
2014 11 1
2015 8 0
2016 9 1
2017 8 2
2018 3 0
Total 99 8

International goals

As of 7 October 2017. Switzerland score listed first, score column indicates score after each Lichtsteiner's goal.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 October 2011 St. Jakob Park, Basel, Switzerland 43  Montenegro 2–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
2 26 May 2012 St. Jakob Park, Basel, Switzerland 47  Germany 4–2 5–3 Friendly
3 6 September 2013 Stade de Suisse, Bern, Switzerland 59  Iceland 1–1 4–4 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 3–1
5 3 June 2014 Swissporarena, Lucerne, Switzerland 63  Peru 1–0 2–0 Friendly
6 13 November 2016 Swissporarena, Lucerne, Switzerland 88  Faroe Islands 2–0 2–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 31 August 2017 kybunpark, St. Gallen, Switzerland 91  Andorra 3–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
8 7 October 2017 St. Jakob Park, Basel, Switzerland 93  Hungary 5–1 5–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours

Clubs

Grasshopper Zürich
Lazio
Juventus

External links

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Switzerland – UEFA Euro 2016 – Round of 16

1. Sommer 2. Lichtsteiner 3. Moubandje 4. Elvedi 5. Von Bergen 6. Lang 7. Embolo 8. Frei 9. Seferović 10. Xhaka 11. Behrami 12. Hitz 13. Rodríguez 14. Zakaria 15. Džemaili 16. Fernandes 17. Tarashaj 18. Mehmedi 19. Derdiyok 20. Djourou 21. Bürki 22. Schär 23. Shaqiri

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Switzerland – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

1. Sommer 2. Lichtsteiner (c) 3. Moubandje 4. Elvedi 5. Akanji 6. Lang 7. Embolo 8. Freuler 9. Seferović 10. Xhaka 11. Behrami 12. Mvogo 13. Rodríguez 14. Zuber 15. Džemaili 16. Fernandes 17. Zakaria 18. Gavranović 19. Drmić 20. Djourou 21. Bürki 22. Schär 23. Shaqiri

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