- Yann Sommer is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach. He has represented the Swiss national team at FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018 and the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Yann Sommer is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach. He has represented the Swiss national team at FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018 and the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020.
Originally from Morges, Switzerland, Yann Sommer was born on 17 December 1988 under the star sign Sagittarius. The 32-year-old footballer is Swiss by nationality and belongs to the German ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
As a child, Sommer played in the youth team of FC Herrliberg and later of Concordia Basel. In 2003, he moved to the Basel youth and signed his first professional contract with Basel in 2005. He immediately became the first-choice goalkeeper in the under-21 squad.
In 2007, Sommer signed a new contract with Basel lasting until 2011. He was then loaned out to the Leichtensteiner club Vaduz. On 7 January 2009, he was recalled to Basel and played six matches until the end of the season. He then joined Grasshopper on a season-long loan and played 33 league matches for the team.
On 14 June 2010, Sommer signed a five-year contract with Basel. He managed to keep 65 clean sheets in 170 appearances in all competitions with Basel. On 10 March 2014, he signed a five-year contract with German Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach. In November 2019, he extended his contract with Monchengladbach until 2023.
Sommer made his debut for the Swiss senior side on 30 May 2012 at the Swissporarena, Lucerne. He was named in Switzerland’s 23-man squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He was also included in Switzerland’s UEFA Euro 2016. He then played for Switzerland in the 2018 World Cup, 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, and UEFA Euro 2020.
In the 2021-2022 season with Monchengladbach, Sommer will receive an annual salary of £2,288,000. He has earned a total of £12,428,000 over his career, playing for clubs. As of 2021, he has a whopping net worth of £6 million, equivalent to US dollar $8 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Sommer is happily married to his wife, Alina Sommer. He began dating his future wife in 2016. After dating for three years, the couple tied the knot in August 2019.
The lovely couple shares a daughter, Mila Sommer, born on the 4th of November 2019. They welcomed a new bundle of joy in the family, daughter Nayla, on 16 June 2021.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The Swiss goalkeeper was born to parents Daniel and Monika Sommer. His parents were incredibly supportive of his choice of career. It’s unclear whether Sommer has any siblings.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Sommer has a decent height of 6 feet. He has a fit, athletic physique and weighs around 174lbs. His fair complexion is accompanied at its best by his dark brown hair and eyes.