Nico Elvedi

Squad No. 30
Date of Birth September 30, 1996
Age 26
Height 189cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Zürich
Previous Clubs FC Zürich

Nico Elvedi (born 30 September 1996) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Switzerland national team.

Club career
Born in Zürich, Elvedi was a youth player for FC Zürich. He made his Swiss Super League debut on 15 May 2014 in a 1–0 away win against FC Lausanne-Sport playing the full match.

Elvedi joined Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2015 for a €4 million transfer fee. He scored his first goal in the Bundesliga during the derby against 1. FC Köln. The match saw Borussia Mönchengladbach win 1–0.

International career
Elvedi played for various Swiss youth teams, and made his debut for the senior Switzerland national football team in a friendly 1–2 defeat to Belgium on 28 May 2016.

He was included in the Switzerland national football team 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

In May 2019, he played in 2019 UEFA Nations League Finals, where his team finished 4th.

Personal life
Elvedi’s twin brother, Jan, is also a professional footballer.