|December 17, 1988|
|Place of Birth|
Yann Sommer (born 17 December 1988) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Sommer completed his apprenticeship at Basel, where he won the Swiss Super League on four consecutive occasions before transferring to Mönchengladbach in 2014. He also won the Swiss Challenge League and two Liechtenstein Football Cups while on loan to Vaduz.
Sommer made his debut for the Switzerland national team in 2012. He represented the nation at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Born in Morges, Vaud, Sommer played as a child in the youth teams of his local side FC Herrliberg and later of Concordia Basel. He moved to the Basel youth setup in 2003. He signed his first professional contract with Basel in 2005. He became the first-choice goalkeeper in the under-21 squad almost immediately, fending off opposition like Jayson Leutwiler and Orkan Avci, and was third-choice for the senior squad behind Franco Costanzo and Louis Crayton.
|Height||6 ft 1 in / 183 cm|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Race / ethnicity||White|