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Full name  Adrian Knup
1986–1988  FC Basel
Position  Forward
Years  Team
Height  1.85 m
Playing position  Striker
Role  Football player
Name  Adrian Knup

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Date of birth  (1968-07-02) 2 July 1968 (age 47)

Place of birth  Liestal, Switzerland

Adrian Knup - World Cup 1994 - Group A | Romania - Switzerland 1:4 | 72' (1:4)

Adrian Knup (born 2 July 1968) is a Swiss retired football striker. He is currently working as the head coach of the youth sector at FC Basel and is also the vice president of the club.


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He was capped 49 times and scored 26 goals for the Swiss national team between 1989 and 1996, including three games at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

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Club career

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Knup was a typical No. 9 and was famed for the power he could get behind his headers. He started his career at FC Basel in 1986 and joined FC Aarau in 1988. He spent only one season at Aarau and signed for FC Luzern in 1989 where he was an immediate success. In 1990, he was voted Luzern's Player of the Year. He was then signed by German Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart in 1992 where he played until 1994 when he signed for Karlsruher SC. He reached the 1995–96 DFB-Pokal final with Karlsruhe but they were beaten 1–0 by 1. FC Kaiserslautern. He then had a short spell with Galatasaray SK in Turkey before returning to Basel and retiring in 1998.

International career

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He played for the Switzerland national football team between 1989 and 1996. He scored 26 goals in 49 games. Two of his goals came against Romania in a 4–1 win at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the USA.

After his retirement from playing, he became a commentator for Swiss League matches. On 25 May 2007, he was given the job as a coach for the Swiss national team but left after UEFA Euro 2008.

International goals

Scores and results list Switzerland's goal tally first.


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