Yann Sommer

Yann Sommer is a Swiss goalkeeper who currently plays for Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach and the Swiss national team. 1 is the number on his shirt. After four years with Basel, he joined Borussia Monchengladbach in 2014, and in 2011 he was named to the Swiss national team. He previously played for FC Herrliberg, Concordia, and Basel in his childhood. Yann was a member of the national team in the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 2016 and 2020 UEFA European Championships. On June 28, 2021, he stopped a penalty from Kylian Mbappe in a penalty shoot-out that Switzerland won 5-4 over France in the UEFA Euro 2020 round of 16 following a 3-3 draw. In addition, on the 2nd of July 2021, he made eight saves in extra time against Spain in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals; nonetheless, Switzerland lost 1-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

What is the Net Worth of Yann Sommer in 2021?

Yann Sommer has a net worth of more than $3 million as of 2021, with an annual salary of roughly €2 million and a weekly pay of around €39,000 from Borussia Monchengladbach, his current club. As of May 2021, his market worth is €6 million, and as of October 2018, his greatest market value is €13 million. Yann’s football career is also his primary source of revenue.

Famous For:

  • Being a professional footballer in Switzerland.
  • For his work as a goalkeeper for Borussia Monchengladbach of the Bundesliga and the Swiss national team.
Swiss professional footballer, Yann Sommer (Source: @instagram.com/ysommer1)

Yann Sommer was almost unbeatable again in goal for Switzerland:

In Saint-Petersburg, Spain advanced to the Euro 2020 semi-finals by defeating a tenacious Switzerland team on penalties. Jordi Alba’s strike took a vicious deflection off Denis Zakaria and through Yann Sommer into the goal to give La Roja the lead. In the second half, Xherdan Shaqiri equalized after capitalizing on a defensive mix-up between Aymeric Laporte and Pau Torres. After Switzerland’s equalizer, Remo Freuler was sent off, but France’s conquerors were able to force another penalty shootout. The Swiss couldn’t win this time and missed three penalty kicks, with Spain goalkeeper Unai Simon stopping two of them, allowing Mikel Oyarzabal to score the game-winning goal.

What is the Nationality of Yann Sommer?

Yann Sommer was born on the 17th of December in the year 1988. He was born into a Christian devout household in Morges, Switzerland. He is of Swiss descent and belongs to the Swiss-white ethnicity. Yann is of white ethnicity and is 32 years old, with his 33rd birthday coming up in December 2021. His star sign is Sagittarius, according to his birthdate. Yann’s father, Daniel Sommer, and mother, Monika Sommer, are his parents.

How was the Football Career of Yann Sommer?

FC Basel

  • Yann Sommer began his football career as a child with FC Herrliberg and then Concordia Basel’s youth teams, before joining the Basel development setup in 2003 and signing his first professional deal with Basel in 2005. He was almost immediately named first-choice goalkeeper in the under-21 squad and third-choice in the senior squad behind Franco Costanzo and Louis Crayton.
  • During the summer of 2007, he signed a new contract that ran through 2011 and was loaned out to Liechtensteiner club Vaduz, where he became the first-choice goalkeeper and appeared in 33 games during the 2007-2008 Swiss Challenge League season, helping Vaduz achieve promotion to the Swiss Super League. His loan agreement was then extended until January of 2009.
  • He made his Super League debut for Vaduz in a 2-1 away victory over Luzern on July 20, 2008, and was recalled to Basel on January 7, 2009, when the club’s first-choice goalkeeper, Franco Costanzo, was injured.
  • He made his Super League debut for Basel in a 3-2 loss to Young Boys at the Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf, on January 7, 2009, and joined Grasshopper on a one-season loan on June 16, 2009.
  • On the 14th of June 2010, he signed a five-year contract with Basel, where he was the second-choice goalkeeper behind Franco Costanzo. During the 2010-2011 Super League season, he appeared in five games and was a member of the championship-winning club.
  • In the 2011-2012 season, he was the first-choice goalkeeper and made his UEFA Champions League debut on September 14, 2011 in a 2-1 home win against Otelul Galati.
  • He won the league title for the third straight season at the end of the 2012-2013 season after appearing in all 36 league matches, and he again won the league title with Basel at the end of the 2013-2014 season.
  • Sommer had 65 clean sheets in 170 appearances for Basel in all competitions.

Borussia Monchengladbach

  • Yann signed a five-year contract with German Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach on March 10, 2014, with a start date of July 1st. He was brought in to replace Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who had moved to Barcelona.
  • Gladbach finished third in the Bundesliga in his first season with the club, 2014-2015, the club’s greatest league position since 1978.
  • Gladbach defeated FC 08 Homburg 3-1 in the DFB-Pokal on his debut, and he was voted Gladbach’s player of the season.
  • Yann was forced to sit out against VfL Wolfsburg owing to a fractured nose he sustained in the Champions League against Manchester City.
  • In the 2015-2016 season, Borussia Monchengladbach finished fourth and qualified for the 2016-2017 UEFA Champions League.
  • Sommer’s contract was renewed until 2023 in November 2019. In the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League, Borussia Monchengladbach advanced to the round of 16, where they were defeated by Manchester City.
Yann Sommer, goalkeeper for Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbac (Source: @instagram.com/ysommer1)

International Career

  • Yann Sommer has played for Switzerland at several age levels, including under-16, -17, -19, and -21. He made his Swiss U-16s debut against Germany on August 26, 2003, however the match ended in a 0-5 defeat. On November 20, 2003, he made his U-17s debut in a 1-1 tie against England.
  • He made his debut for the Swiss under-21s on August 22, 2007, when he came on as a half-time substitute in a 2-1 away win over Belgium.
  • Sommer was the goalkeeper and captain of the Swiss Under-21 squad that competed in the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship final.
  • On the 25th of June, the Swiss team reached the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Final without conceding a goal, however they were defeated 2-0 by Spain in Sommer’s final match for the under-21s.
  • He made his senior team debut for Switzerland on May 30, 2012, in a 0-1 friendly loss to Romania at the Swissporarena in Lucerne.
  • In addition, on May 13, he was named to Switzerland’s 23-man team for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and he was one of three goalkeepers nominated to the Swiss UEFA Euro 2016 roster.
  • After a 1-1 draw, he was unable to prevent Switzerland from being eliminated in the round of 16 by Poland, losing 5-4 on penalties.
  • In addition, he was included to Switzerland’s 23-man World Cup team. In May 2019, he participated in the 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, when his team finished fourth.
  • On June 28, 2021, he stopped a penalty from Kylian Mbappe in a penalty shoot-out that Switzerland won 5-4 over France in the UEFA Euro 2020 round of 16 following a 3-3 draw.
  • On July 2, 2021, Yann made eight saves in extra time against Spain in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals; nonetheless, Switzerland lost 1-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Transfer News

  • Borussia M’gladbach on 01/07/2014 for 9M €
  • FC Basel on 30/06/2010 at the end of the loan
  • FC Basel on 07/01/2009 at the end of the loan
  • FC Basel on 01/07/2006 from FC Basel U18

Awards and Achievements

FC Vaduz

  • Swiss Challenge League: 2007-2008
  • Liechtenstein Football Cup: 2007-2008

FC Basel 

  • Swiss Super League: 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014
  • Swiss Cup: 2011-2012

Switzerland U21

  • UEFA European Under-21 Championship runner-up: 2011


  • Credit Suisse Player of the Year: 2016, 2018
  • Bundesliga Team of the Season: 2019-2020

Who is Yann Sommer Wife?

Yann Sommer is a footballer who is married. In August 2019, he married his lovely bride Alina Sommer, whom he had been dating since 2016. Alina is a well-known lawyer in Germany. Mila Sommer, the couple’s first child, was born on November 4th, 2019. Yann and Alina’s relationship has been fantastic up to this point, and we hope it will continue to be so in the future. He is straight in terms of sexual orientation.

Yann Sommer with his wife, Alina Sommer (Source: @instagram.com/ysommer1)

How tall is Yann Sommer?

Yann Sommer stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches / 183 cm and weighs roughly 79 kilograms. He has brown hair and brown eyes, which he finds attractive. His body, paired with his ideal height and macho appearance, places him at the top of the list of young gen women’s desires. Yann’s physique is athletic.