Philippe Senderos

Philippe Senderos
Philippe Senderos
Philippe Senderos
Real Name: Philippe Senderos
HT: 6' 3" WT: 180
Age: 33 (14/02/1985)
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Hometown: Geneva, Switzerland

MLS 2018:  Has played in six games with five starts for the Dynamo this season ... Scored his first MLS brace in a 3-0 win against Minnesota United on July 7, earning Team of the Week honors for Week 19 ... Started and scored the second goal in stoppage time in a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles FC on July 3 ... Came in as a sub for Alejandro Fuenmayor in a 2-0 win against Colorado Rapids on Jun 9 ... Missed 10 games due to an injury to his right hamstring ... Played 90 minutes and scored his first MLS goal in a 4-0 win against Atlanta United on March 3, earning MLS Team of the Week honors for Week 1

LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: In 2018, has played in three games with two starts for the Houston Dynamo helping them advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament

MLS 2017: Started and played in four games of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs ... Missed the Second Leg of the Western Conference Championship due to a right hamstring injury ... Made his playoff debut in a 1-0 win vs. Sporting Kansas City during the Knockout Round of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs ... Missed a 3-0 win vs. Chicago Fire on October 22 due to a sprain in the left knee ... Returned to the Starting XI after missing four games due to a strain on the right adductor in a 2-1 win against Sporting Kansas City on October 11 due to a strain on the right adductor ... Made his MLS debut as a starter in a 1-0 loss against Colorado Rapids on September 9 ... Signed by the Houston Dynamo on August 7, 2017

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Began his professional career at Swiss club Servette in 2002 … Joined Arsenal prior to 2002-03 season … Made 64 Premier League appearances and scored 4 goals in his time with Arsenal … Won the 2004 FA Community Shield, 2004-05 FA Cup, and finished runner-up in the 2005-06 UEFA Champions League … Missed entirety of Arsenal's undefeated, title-winning 2003-04 season due to injury … Loaned out to AC Milan for 2008-09 … Loaned to Everton in Jan. 2010 … Signed for Fulham in June 2010 … Made 57 appearances and scored two goals for Fulham in the Premier League … Transferred to Valencia on Jan. 2014 … Signed with Aston Villa in June 2014 … Returned to Switzerland with Grasshoppers in Jan. 2016 … Signed with Rangers (Scotland) for 2016-17

INTERNATIONAL: Swiss international (57 caps, 5 goals) … Captained the Swiss U-17 team to victory at the 2002 UEFA European U-17 Championship … Made his senior team debut in March 2005 … Appeared in three FIFA World Cups: 2006, 2010, 2014 … Started all three group stage matches at the 2006 World Cup … Scored in the final match of the group stage, but suffered a broken nose and shoulder ligament damage to end his contributions that tournament … Appeared in all three group stage matches at EURO 2008 … Started first match of the 2010 World Cup, a 1-0 win over eventual champions Spain, but exited early due to injury … Appeared in one group stage match at the 2014 World Cup

PERSONAL: Son of Serbian and Spanish immigrants … Speaks six languages: English, Spanish, Serbian, French, German, Italian … Brother, Julien, played basketball professional in Switzerland and for the Swiss national team

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018Houston Dynamo6544261965020
2017Houston Dynamo2201620003000
Career Totals-8745881968020
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