Marco Wolfli
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Marco Wolfli

Marco Wölfli
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Wölfli playing for Young Boys in 2017
Personal information
Full name Marco Wölfli
Date of birth (1982-08-22) 22 August 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Grenchen, Switzerland
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Young Boys
Number 1
Youth career
1991-1997 Fulgor Grenchen
1997-1998 FC Solothurn
1998-1999 Young Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999- Young Boys 489 (0)
2002-2003 -> Thun (loan) 11 (0)
National team?
2001-2004 Switzerland U-21 25 (0)
2008-2013 Switzerland 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2019
? National team caps and goals correct as of 2013-06-15

Marco Wölfli (born 22 August 1982) is a Swiss professional football goalkeeper who plays for Young Boys in the Swiss Super League.

Club career

Wölfli made his league debut for Young Boys during their 1999-2000 Nationalliga B campaign. Two years later, limited opportunities with the first team saw him move to FC Thun, where he won promotion to the Nationalliga A and established himself as a good prospect. He returned to Young Boys in the summer of 2003, quickly cementing himself as the Bern club's first choice goalkeeper.

After the retirement of veteran striker Thomas Häberli, Wölfli was named club captain by manager Vladimir Petkovic prior to the 2009-10 season.[1] He is currently the longest tenured player at the club. In November 2010 he extended his contract to last until 30 June 2015.[2]

He was part of the Young Boys squad that won the Swiss Super League for the first time in 32 years in 2017-18 season.[3]

International career

He earned his first international cap for Switzerland in the friendly match against Finland on 19 November 2008. After his injury on 9 December Wölfli lost his number one status at Young Boys and has since not played for Switzerland anymore.

Honours

Young Boys

References

  1. ^ Der Bund - Als Captain in die Heimat
  2. ^ "Wölfli und Nef bleiben langfristig bei YB!". BSC Young Boys (in German). 24 November 2010. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ "Soccer - Young Boys end 32-year wait for Swiss title and end Basel dominance". Reuters. 29 April 2018. Retrieved 2018.

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