Michael lang

by John Von 24 Jun,2018
Michael lang
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Michael Rico Lang
  • Net Worth $ 5 million
  • Salary € 1.9 million
  • Famous Name Michael Lang
  • Nationality Swiss
  • Ethnicity Egnach, Switzerland
  • Girlfriend Yes
  • Boyfriend No
  • Is played fifa word cup 2018 1
  • Squad No 6
  • Caps 25
  • World Cup Game 2
  • Currently Club FC Basel
  • Rank 325

Michael Rico Lang or simply known as Michael  Lang is a professional football player who plays as a defender for Switzerland national team and Swiss football club, FC Basel.


He has also played for Swiss football teams such as FC  St Gallen and Grasshopper and has represented Switzerland in several of their youth teams. The Swiss defender made his full international debut for Switzerland in 2013.

Michael  Lang’s Early Career

Michael Lang was born on 8 February 1991 in Egnach, Switzerland. He is of Swiss nationality and played football at the youth levels of Swiss football club, FC St Gallen in 2006.

Michael  Lang’s  Net worth and Salary

His annual salary is around  €1.9 million with a weekly salary of  €38,000 which he receives from playing for his current club, FC St Gallen and has a market value of around  £5.18 million as of April 2018. Looking at his professional football career, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Michael Lang’s Career

After playing for the junior team of FC St Gallen he played for the main team in 2006 and made his Swiss Super League debut for Gallen at the age of  16,

He went to make over 60 appearances and scored four times for the club before departing in 2011 and later signed with fellow Swiss professional football club, Grasshopper in 2011 and signed a four contract with the club.

Lang made over 120 appearances for the club and scored 12 goals and was the part of the team that won the Swiss Cup in 2012/13 season.

He later was transferred to Swiss football club, FC Basel  in 2015 on a free transfer and his debut against Vaduz on 19 July 2015

Lang scored his first goal for Basel against Grasshopper on 25 July 2015 and scored his first Champions League goal against Benfica on 27 September 2017 during 2017/18 season.

He was the part of the Basel team that went on to win the Swiss Super League for 2015/16 and 2016.17 and Swiss Cup for 2016/17 season.

Michael Lang’s International Career

After representing Switzerland at their U16, U17, U18, U19 and U20, he made his full senior international debut for Switzerland against Brazil in a friendly on 14 August 2013.

He scored his first international goal against Albania during 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers on 11 October 2013.

Lang has represented Switzerland at the FIFA World Cup 2014 and UEFA Euro 2016.and is included at 23 men squad for Switzerland led by the captain, Stephan Lichtsteiner that had players such as midfielder, Valon Behrami, and goalkeeper, Yann Sommer for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Michael Lang’s Personal Life

Currently 27, the Swiss defender, Michael Lang stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inches. Further, talking about his personal life, he is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Melissa.

The couple is enjoying a fine and healthy relationship with each other with no signs of separation.

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