- Date of Birth
- Age 29 Years Old
- Famous Name Michael lang
- Country Switzerland CH
- Birth Name Michael Rico Lang
- Famous Name Michael Lang
- Net Worth $ 5 million
- Salary € 1.9 million
- Nationality Swiss
- Ethnicity Egnach, Switzerland
- Currently Working For FC Basel
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- Girlfriend Yes
- Boyfriend No
- Squad No 6
- Caps 25
- World Cup Game 2
- 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.