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Philippe Senderos Player Profile

Philippe Senderos Player Profile
Philippe Senderos
Date of Birth:14 Feb 1985 (Age 31)
Place of Birth:Meyrin
Nationality: Switzerland
Height:189 cm.
Weight:87 Kg.
Squad Number:14
EURO 08: Philippe Senderos, Switzerland (PA)
Philippe Senderos, a defender with Serbian and Spanish roots, had a very quick rise. He showed leadership qualities early in his youth. As an 18-year-old he completed a switch to Premier League giants Arsenal. But after his initial rise, he crashed to a fall.

Senderos had to contend with many injuries. National coach Ottmar Hitzfeld preferred other defenders and Philippe Senderos was no longer his first choice. After a difficult time, he is finding his fitness. It is his aerial power, which makes him strong contender for the defence. In the Swiss National team, he's scored five goals - a good tally from a centre-back. If he can avoid physical problems, he is a great option for coach Ottmar Hitzfeld.

Did you know?

Philippe Senderos had the honour of waering the number six shit at Arsenal. The number last worn by "Mr. Arsenal" Tony Adams, in 2002.


U-17 European Champion 2002
FA Cup Winner 2005