Steven Zuber

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Steven Zuber
Steven Zuber.jpg
Steven Zuber (2013)
birthday 17th August 1991
place of birth WinterthurSwitzerland
Size 182 cm
position midfield
Years station
1997-1998 FC Wülflingen / Wiesendangen
1998-2001 FC Kollbrunn-Rikon
2001-2002 FC Turbenthal
2002-2006 FC Winterthur
2006-2008 Grasshopper Club Zurich
Years station Games (goals) 1
2008-2013 Grasshopper Club Zurich 127 (23)
2013-2014 CSKA Moscow 29 0(1)
2014-2020 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 96 0(9)
2015-2016 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II 3 0(6)
2019 →  VfB Stuttgart  (loan) 13 0(5)
2020– Eintracht Frankfurt 0 0(0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals) 2
2006-2007 Switzerland U-16 5 0(1)
2007-2008 Switzerland U-17 9 0(1)
2008-2009 Switzerland U-18 4 0(0)
2009-2010 Switzerland U-19 9 0(3)
2010–2012 Switzerland U-21 18 0(5)
2012 Switzerland Olympia 3 0(0)
2017– Switzerland 25 0(6)
1 Only league games are given.
As of August 6, 2020

2 As of June 9, 2019

Steven Zuber (born August 17, 1991 in Winterthur ) is a Swiss football player . The midfielder is under contract with Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt and is a national team player .



Zuber began his career at FC Wülflingen / Wiesendangen from the Winterthur district . At the age of seven he moved to FC Kollbrunn-Rikon, where he won his first trophy with the Tösstaler Cup. In 2002 he moved to FC Winterthur , with whom he won his first personal title as best player in an indoor tournament.

Grasshopper Club Zurich

Zuber moved four years later to the Grasshopper Club Zurich , where his professional career began. During the 2008/09 season he made his debut in the Super League and played his first game for the first team on July 12, 2008 in the UI Cup under coach Hanspeter Latour when he was substituted on shortly before the final whistle. After just three minutes, he scored the goal to win 3-0. During this season, Zuber made ten appearances in the Swiss championship.

In the 2009/10 season he made his breakthrough and played 20 league games for Grasshopper Club Zurich, in which he scored five goals. The following season he came on 34 missions and scored four goals. On May 20, 2013, he won his first title with the Grasshopper Club. In the final of the Swiss Cup , the Zurich team prevailed against FC Basel after a penalty shoot-out . This was also the first Grashoppers title since winning the championship in 2003. Zuber played a total of 146 games for the Zurich team and scored 33 goals.

CSKA Moscow

Zuber in the jersey of CSKA Moscow (2014)

In July 2013 Zuber moved to Russia , where he signed a five-year contract with the former army club PFK CSKA Moscow . His first game was followed by his first title in Russia. In the final of the Russian Supercup , the team from Zuber Zenit defeated Saint Petersburg 3-0. He stood on the field for around 70 minutes. Zuber has played over 30 games for CSKA Moscow this season and provided four assists. On matchday 26, he scored his first goal in the Premjer League in a 4-0 away win against FK Kuban Krasnodar . On May 15, 2014, he won the Russian championship with CSKA Moscow.

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

For the 2014/15 season , Zuber moved to the German Bundesliga club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim , with whom he signed a contract valid until June 30, 2018. He made his Bundesliga debut on September 13, 2014 in a 1-1 draw against VfL Wolfsburg . On the first day of the 2015/16 season, he scored his first goal in the 5-minute defeat away from Bayer 04 Leverkusen with the opening goal.

His contract in Hoffenheim ran until 2023.

Loan to VfB Stuttgart

On January 9, 2019, VfB Stuttgart signed Zuber on loan until the end of the season. After the Swiss failed with VfB as tenth in the table in the relegation at 1. FC Union Berlin , he relegated to the second Bundesliga with the team, but returned to his home club Hoffenheim in summer 2019.

Eintracht Frankfurt

For the 2020/21 season, Zuber moved to Eintracht Frankfurt in exchange with Mijat Gaćinović within the Bundesliga . He signed a contract in the Main metropolis until 2023.

National team

In 2006 Zuber competed for the first time for a Swiss national team against Italy. Under the direction of coach Pierluigi Tami , he played for the Swiss U-21s for the first time on September 3, 2010 at the age of 19 , his team won 1-0 against Ireland .

He took part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London and played three games there. The Swiss selection was eliminated after a draw and two defeats after the preliminary round.

Zuber made his debut on March 25, 2017 in a 1-0 World Cup qualifying home game against Latvia for the Swiss national team .

At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, he was part of the Swiss squad . He made three appearances and scored a goal in the opening game against Brazil to make it 1-1. With the team he was eliminated in the second round.

titles and achievements

Grasshopper Club Zurich

CSKA Moscow

National team

Web links

Commons : Steven Zuber  - collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. GC wins the Cup ,, accessed on May 21, 2013.
  2. Zuber for 5 million to Moscow ,, accessed on July 5, 2013.
  3. ^ First game, first title ,, accessed on July 15, 2013.
  4. Steven Zuber joins TSG Hoffenheim ,, accessed on August 14, 2014.
  5. Steven Zuber extended until 2023 , from February 17, 2020, accessed on February 17, 2020.
  6. The VfB loaned Steven Zuber , from January 9, 2019, accessed on August 6, 2020.
  7. Steven Zuber says goodbye so emotionally ,, accessed on May 28, 2019.
  8. Eintracht obliges Steven Zuber ,, accessed on August 4, 2020.