Stephan Lichtsteiner

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BirthdateJanuary 16th, 1984
BirthplaceAdligenswil, Switzerland
Length1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Positionright back
NicknameForrest Gump
TraitsSpeed Dribbler

Picture of the 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) tall Swiss right back of Arsenal

Stephan Lichtsteiner is a Swiss football player who currently plays for Arsenal. He prefers to play as a right back, and is especially known for his speed dribbling and his stamina. He started his career at the youth academy of FC Luzern but made his professional football debut at Grasshoppers. He played 4 years at the legendary Swiss club and moved then to Lille OSC in the French Ligue 1. There he had his 'European' breakthrough and gained the interested of SS Lazio Roma. At Lazio Roma he had 3 highly successful seasons, playing over 100 games. It was at Lazio Roma where people started to call him 'Forrest Gump'. He acquired this nickname because of his amazing stamina, dedication and athleticism. Radio Sei commentator Guido de Angelis was the first person to call him like this after he made an amazing run down the right flank to score a goal in the 4-2 victory over rivals AS Roma. In the summer of 2011 he moved to the biggest club of Italy, Juventus. People who thought that the level at 'La Vecchia Signora' would be a little bit too much for him were wrong: Lichtsteiner became one of the most important players of the team. He stayed 7 seasons in Turin and won every price you can imagine. Then Arsenal signed him for a free transfer. A new path in his career! Where will this end?

Lichtsteiner Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In July 1st, 2018 the right back signed a contract with Arsenal that nets him a whopping salary of 4.8 Million Euro (4.3 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €13,115 (£11,630) per day and €546 (£485) per hour!

Per year€4,800,000£4,256,416
Per month€400,000£354,701
Per week€97,561£86,513
Per day€13,115£11,630
Per hour€546£485
Per minute€9.11£8.08
Per second€0.15£0.13

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