Simon Sohm

Simon Sohm (born 11 April 2001) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Serie B club Parma and the Switzerland national team.

Simon Sohm
Personal information
Full name Simon Sohm
Date of birth (2001-04-11) 11 April 2001 (age 20)
Place of birth Zürich, Switzerland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Parma
Number 19
Youth career
0000–2018 Zürich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2020 Zürich 37 (1)
2020– Parma 15 (1)
National team
2016–2017 Switzerland U16 9 (1)
2017–2018 Switzerland U17 9 (1)
2018 Switzerland U18 1 (0)
2020– Switzerland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:10, 9 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 October 2020

Club careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Sohm spent his entire youth career with FC Zürich, playing with the U16s and U18s before being promoted to the senior squad.

FC ZürichEdit

On 2 July 2018, Sohm signed a professional contract with the club.[1] He made his league debut for the club on 28 October 2018 in a 3–2 away loss to St. Gallen. He was subbed on for Adrian Winter in the 91st minute.[2]

ParmaEdit

On 4 October 2020, he signed a five-year contract with Italian club Parma.[3]

International careerEdit

Sohm was included in the Switzerland squad for the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. He played all three games of the group stage, against England,[4] Italy,[5] and Israel.[6]

He made his national team debut on 7 October 2020 in a friendly against Croatia.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Sohm was born in Zürich, Switzerland and is of Nigerian descent.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Simon Sohm unterschreibt Profivertrag beim FCZ". 4-4-2.com (in German). 2 July 2018. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  2. ^ "St. Gallen vs. Zurich – 28 October 2018 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  3. ^ "SIMON SOHM IS A NEW PARMA CALCIO PLAYER". Parma. 4 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Switzerland U17 vs. England U17 – 10 May 2018 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Italy U17 vs. Switzerland U17 – 4 May 2018 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Switzerland U17 vs. Israel U17 – 7 May 2018 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Switzerland v Croatia game report". ESPN. 7 October 2020.
  8. ^ "IFM - International Football Management GmbH, Winterthur". IFM - International Football Management GmbH, Winterthur.

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