Christian Schwegler

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Christian Schwegler
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Personal information
Full name Christian Schwegler
Date of birth 6 June 1984 (1984-06-06) (age 33)
Place of birth Ettiswil, Switzerland
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Red Bull Salzburg
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003-2005 FC Lucerne 95 (0)
2005 Arminia Bielefeld 7 (0)
2006-2009 BSC Young Boys 105 (1)
2009- FC Red Bull Salzburg 58 (1)
National team
2003-2006 Switzerland U-21 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2009

Christian Schwegler (born 6 June 1984 in Ettiswil) is a Swiss footballer. He plays for Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga as defender.

He started with FC Luzern in the Swiss Challenge League (2nd division) and went on to Arminia Bielefeld in Germany but after one half of the season he went back to Switzerland. There he played for BSC Young Boys Bern. In 2009 he signed with FC Red Bull Salzburg where he played regularly as right defender. He is known for his long throw-ins (up to 35 meters).During the match versus SV Mattersburg on 27th March 2010 he shot his first goal for Salzburg. In the first half of the 2010/11 season he was injured and could not play the rest of the year.

Christian Schwegler has a younger brother who is also a professional footballer playing for Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga.

Honours[change | change source]

  • Austrian Champion
    • 1x with FC Red Bull Salzburg (2010)

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