Thomas Wyss (born 29 August 1966) is a retired Swiss football midfielder.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a country situated in western, central and southern Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. The sovereign state is a federal republic bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million people is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are to be found: among them are the two global cities and economic centres Zürich and Geneva.
He earned 11 caps for the Swiss national team and was in the Swiss squad at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
The Switzerland national football team is the national football team of Switzerland. The team is controlled by the Swiss Football Association.
The 1994 FIFA World Cup was the 15th FIFA World Cup, held in nine cities across the United States from 17 June to 17 July 1994. The United States was chosen as the host by FIFA on 4 July 1988. Despite the host nation's lack of football tradition, the tournament was the most financially successful in World Cup history; aided by the high-capacity stadia in the United States, it broke the World Cup average attendance record with more than 69,000 spectators per game, a mark that still stands. The total attendance of nearly 3.6 million for the final tournament remains the highest in World Cup history, despite the expansion of the competition from 24 to 32 teams, which was first introduced at the 1998 World Cup and is the current format.
He was manager of Zug 94 between July 2003 and June 2005.
Zug 94 is a Swiss football team based in Zug which currently competes in the 1. Liga. It was formed in 1994 after a merger between SC Zug and FC Zug. Ottmar Hitzfeld once managed the old SC Zug team.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association is an organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and eFootball. FIFA is responsible for the organization of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women's World Cup which commenced in 1991.
Joseph "Sepp" Blatter is a Swiss football administrator who was the eighth President of the FIFA from 1998 to 2015. He is currently serving a six-year ban from participating in FIFA activities.
Football Club de Sion, commonly known as simply FC Sion or Sion, is a Swiss football team from the city of Sion. The club was founded in 1909, and play their home matches at the Stade Tourbillon. They have won the Swiss Super League twice, and the Swiss Cup in 13 of their 14 appearances in the final, the most recent being in 2015. The first team of the club was also known as their incorporated name Olympique des Alpes SA.
The Swiss Football Association is the governing body of football in Switzerland. It organizes the football league, the Swiss Football League and the Switzerland national football team. It is based in Bern.
Stéphane Chapuisat is a Swiss retired footballer who played as a striker.
Alfredo Foni was an Italian footballer in the 1930s and later on a coach, who played as a defender. He is one of only four players to have won both an Olympic gold medal and the FIFA World Cup with the Italy national football team.
FC St. Gallen 1879 is a Swiss football club based in St. Gallen. The club is currently playing in the 2017-2018 Swiss Super League.
Kubilay "Kubi" Türkyilmaz is a former Swiss footballer who played as a forward. He completed his international career as the all-time joint leading goal scorer for the Swiss national team, with 34 goals in 64 appearances between 1988 and 2001, equalling the performance of Max Abegglen. Their record was bettered by Alexander Frei in 2008.
Valon Behrami is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Udinese. His previous clubs include Stabio, Chiasso, Lugano, Genoa, Verona, Lazio, West Ham United, Fiorentina, Napoli and Watford.
Tranquillo Barnetta is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for St. Gallen. He usually plays out wide as a left winger but can also play in the centre as an attacking midfielder, or even in a more withdrawn role as a central midfielder. Barnetta is known for his "extreme pace, mobility and creativity". Prior to moving to the MLS, Barnetta played football for several Swiss and German clubs. At international level, he has amassed 75 caps for the Swiss national team, representing his nation in three FIFA World Cups, and two UEFA European Football Championships.
Massimo Busacca is a Swiss former football referee. He lives in Monte Carasso, Ticino, near Bellinzona, and he is Head of FIFA Refereeing.
FC Lugano is a Swiss football club based in Lugano. The club was refounded as AC Lugano in 2004 as a result of relegation and the financial situation of FC Lugano, which was founded in 1908. In 2008, the club reverted to its original name, FC Lugano. They play at the Stadio Cornaredo. They have played in what is now the Swiss Super League during the periods of 1922–53, 1954–60, 1961–63, 1964–76, 1979–80, 1988–97, 1998–02, and from 2015.
André "Trello" Abegglen was a Swiss football forward. He played for Grasshopper Club Zürich, the French club FC Sochaux-Montbéliard and the Swiss national team, for whom he appeared in two World Cups. He is the brother of Max Abegglen and Jean Abegglen, both players of the Swiss national team.
The Switzerland women's national football team represents Switzerland in international women's football. The team played its first match in 1972.
Xherdan Shaqiri is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Swiss national team.
Claudio Sulser is a retired football striker.
Roman Bürki is a Swiss professional footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Borussia Dortmund. Before that Bürki was part of the winning squad of Grasshoppers that beat FC Basel 4–3 on a penalty shootout in the Swiss Cup 2013 final.
Pavel Královec is a Czech football referee. He has been a full international for FIFA since 2005.
Fabian Lukas Schär is a Swiss footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Newcastle United.
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