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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 34)
Place of birth    Adligenswil, Switzerland Switzerland
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Right-back
Right wing-back
Right midfielder
Club information
Current club England Arsenal
Number 12
Youth clubs
1991–1996
1996–2000
2000–2001
Switzerland FC Adligenswil
Switzerland Luzern
Switzerland Grasshoppers
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2001–2005
2005–2008
2008–2011
2011–2018
2018–
Switzerland Grasshoppers
Flag of France Lille
Flag of Italy Lazio
Flag of Italy Juventus
England Arsenal
079 00(4)
089 00(5)
100 00(3)
201 0(12)
0000(0)   
National team
2003–2005
2006–
Switzerland Switzerland U21
Switzerland Switzerland
030 00(1)
099 00(8)

Stephan Lichtsteiner (born 16 January 1984) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays for English club Arsenal. 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
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Grasshopper 2001–02 Swiss Super League 1010
2002–03 2502a0270
2003–04 262404b0342
2004–05 27210282
Total 7945060904
Lille 2005–06 Ligue 1 3114c08d0431
2006–07 2405e03f0320
2007–08 3444g1345
Total 8951311101136
Lazio 2008–09 Serie A 33160391
2009–10 332207a01h0432
2010–11 34010350
Total 10039070101173
Juventus 2011–12 Serie A 35230382
2012–13 284106f01h0364
2013–14 272107i01h1363
2014–15 3233013f01h0493
2015–16 260416f11h0372
2016–17 261201f01h0301
2017–18 270302f000320
Total 201121713515125715
Arsenal 2018–19 Premier League 0000000000
Total 0000000000
Career total 469244425916157828

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 teamYearAppsGoals
Switzerland 200610
200770
2008110
200960
2010110
201191
201291
201362
2014111
201580
201691
201782
201830
Total998

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 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro 2–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
2 26 May 2012 St. Jakob Park, Basel, Switzerland 47 Germany.png Germany 4–2 5–3 Friendly
3 6 September 2013 Stade de Suisse, Bern, Switzerland 59 Flag of Iceland.png Iceland 1–1 4–4 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 3–1
5 3 June 2014 Swissporarena, Lucerne, Switzerland 63 Flag of Peru.png Peru 1–0 2–0 Friendly
6 13 November 2016 Swissporarena, Lucerne, Switzerland 88 Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands 2–0 2–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 31 August 2017 kybunpark, St. Gallen, Switzerland 91 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra 3–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
8 7 October 2017 St. Jakob Park, Basel, Switzerland 93 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5–1 5–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours

Clubs

Grasshopper Zürich
Lazio
Juventus

External links

Arsenal FC
Arsenal F.C. squad - 2018–19

1 Čech · 2 Bellerín · 4 Elneny · 5 Papastathopoulos · 6 Koscielny · 7 Mkhitaryan · 8 Ramsey · 9 Lacazette · 10 Özil · 11 Torreira · 12 Lichtsteiner · 13 Ospina · 14 Aubameyang · 15 Maitland-Niles · 16 Holding · 17 Iwobi · 18 Monreal · 19 Leno · 20 Mustafi · 21 Chambers · 22 Adélaïde · 23 Welbeck · 25 Jenkinson · 26 Martínez · 27 Mavropanos · 29 Guendouzi · 31 Kolašinac · 32 Akpom · 34 Xhaka · 45 Macey · 48 Nelson · 49 Nketiah · 55 Smith-Rowe · 59 Willock ·  Campbell ·

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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