In terms of the performance of various European national football teams, Switzerland is not normally seen as one of the top teams in the continent. Punters can find online betting for everyone on 1xBet, which also has all matches played by the Swiss team. However, this nation has had some surprisingly good performances and players.
During most of the decades of the 2000s and 2010s, this national squad had a prolific striker in Alexander Frei. He had a great professional career between 1997 and 2013 where he scored tons of goals. It is possible to find online betting opportunities for everyone on 1xBet, where the most prolific strikers in football are also featured.
Playing on Different Teams in Europe
Frei began his career in Basel. After just one season he was transferred to Thun, where he played for one season as well. He started to show his proficiency in front of the goal in Swiss teams FC Luzern and Servette. It is possible to try live betting online with 1xbet.com.zm/live on all teams from the Swiss league as well.
After his tenure across various Swiss teams, in 2003 Alexander Frei finally had the chance to play in leagues of other countries. The teams where he played after that year were:
- Borussia Dortmund;
- and then he returned to Basel.
The Swiss player spent a total of three seasons in Rennes. During the 2004-05 season of the Ligue 1, he scored a total of 20 goals, which made him the top scorer of the tournament overall. The 1xBet website allows its members to try online live betting with the platform on all matches of the French football league as well.
In 2006 Frei moved to Borussia Dortmund, where he continued scoring lots of goals. Finally, in 2009 he returned to Basel, where he scored many goals and even helped the team to reach the semi-finals of the 2012-13 Europa League.
The Top Scorer of the National Squad
Alexander Frei also showed his goalscoring proficiency with the U-18, U-19, and U-21 Swiss national teams. Before matches of these youth squads, you can play live casino online – 1xBet has games for all tastes and preferences.
Finally, Frei had the chance to play for the senior team for the first time in 2001. He played in the UEFA Euro 2004 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He scored in both competitions and also in their respective qualifiers.
Frei was selected for the UEFA Euro 2008 as well. Unfortunately, he suffered a serious knee injury in the first match of the tournament. Yet, the player continued to perform great for the national squad. While waiting for other editions of these major tournaments, you can try and play on the live online casino offered by the 1xBet platform.
Alexander Frei became the top scorer in the history of the Swiss national team, with 42 goals in 84 matches.