Frank Feltscher

Frank Feltscher Martínez (born 17 May 1988) is a Swiss-Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Atlético Venezuela as an attacking midfielder.

Frank Feltscher
Personal information
Full name Frank Feltscher Martínez
Date of birth (1988-05-17) 17 May 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth Bülach, Switzerland
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Atlético Venezuela
Youth career
1997–2001 FC Kloten
2001–2005 Grasshoppers
2005 Winterthur
2005–2006 Grasshoppers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Grasshopper 21 (2)
2008–2009 Lecce 0 (0)
2009Bellinzona (loan) 15 (0)
2009–2011 Bellinzona 76 (9)
2011–2014 Grasshoppers 86 (6)
2014–2015 Aarau 21 (1)
2015–2016 AEL Limassol 23 (2)
2017 Debreceni VSC 12 (1)
2018–2019 Zulia 65 (21)
2020 Rionegro Águilas 6 (0)
2021– Atlético Venezuela 0 (0)
National team
2007–2010 Switzerland U-21 18 (5)
2011– Venezuela 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:08, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Feltscher was born in Bülach, Switzerland. After emerging through the youth ranks at Grasshoppers, he joined U.S. Lecce in the summer of 2008. He was loaned out to AC Bellinzona until the end of the 2008–09.

International careerEdit

Feltscher played for the Switzerland national under-21 team from 2007.

On 2 September 2011, he made the starting line-up for Venezuela national team in a friendly match against Argentina in India.

Personal lifeEdit

His brother, Rolf Feltscher, plays for L.A. Galaxy as a defender and step-brother Mattia Desole, plays for FC Freienbach. Lived in Venezuela for several years as a kid playing football at Colegio Humboldt where he also studied with his brother.

Frank holds Venezuelan, Swiss and Italian passports.[citation needed]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Venezuela's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Feltscher goal.
List of international goals scored by Frank Feltscher
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 November 2011 Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla   Colombia 1–1 1–1 2014 World Cup qualifier
2 14 November 2012 Marlins Park, Miami, Florida   Nigeria 1–2 1–3 Friendly

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