Benjamin Siegrist

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Benjamin Siegrist is a goalkeeper currently playing in Aston Villa’s Under-21 team.

Benjamin Siegrist
Full Name Benjamin Siegrist
Date of Birth 31 January 1992
Age 25 years
Place of Birth Basel, Switzerland
Position Goalkeeper
Nationality Swiss
Current club Aston Villa
Previous club/s Basel

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Youth career

Benjamin joined Villa from the youth ranks of Basel upon turning 17 in January 2009. He featured regularly for the Under-18s and then the Under-21s, before loan spells in 2013-14 at Burton Albion and Cambridge United.

International

Siegrist has represented Switzerland at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 level. He was part of the Swiss squad that took part in the London Olympic Games in 2012 and also won the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in 2010, claiming the prize for the tournament's best goalkeeper.

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Contract

Benjamin is contracted at Villa Park until the end of the 2014-15 campaign.