Murat Yakin is a Swiss professional football manager who coaches the Switzerland national team. He is also a former player of the Swiss national team. The 48-year-old is leading Switzerland in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Murat Yakin’s net worth is $5 million.
Here we take a closer look at his net worth, salary earnings, career, record, wife, and more.
About Murat Yakin
Murat Yakin was born on 15 September 1974 in Basel, Switzerland. He was a professional footballer who played as a center-back. The 48-year-old managed several football clubs, including Grasshoppers, Basel, Spartak Moscow, etc, before taking charge of the Switzerland national team.
Murat Yakin took charge of the Switzerland national team on 9 August 2021. Switzerland qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022 ahead of Italy from their group.
In the 2022-23 Nations League, Switzerland lost to the Czech Republic, Spain, and Portugal before defeating Portugal last June in their four matches. In September, they beat Spain and Czech both by 2-1 goals to gather positive energy heading into the World Cup 2022.
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He managed several football clubs, including Basel (2012-2014), Spartak Moscow (2014-2015), Grasshoppers (2017-2018), etc before taking charge of the Switzerland national team.
FC Basel won the Swiss Super League in the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons under his tenure. In the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League, Yakin’s Basel beat Chelsea twice in the group stage. He received a lot of praise from Chelsea’s manager Jose Mourinho.
The center-back played most of his senior career for the Swiss clubs, Grasshoppers (1992-1997) and FC Basel (2001-2006).
Murat Yakin was awarded the Swiss Young Player of the Year in 1994 when he played for the Grasshoppers.
The defender played 114 domestic games for Basel and scored 26 goals. He won three titles in the Swiss Super League, 2001-02, 2003-04, and 2004-05. Yakin also won two Swiss Cups with Basel in the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons.
The Swiss defender gained 49 international caps from 1994-2004, scoring 4 goals. He played in the Euro 2004 for his country.
In 2003, Murat Yakin played FIFA charity “Match Against Poverty” in Basel for Ronaldo Nazario’s team, which beat Zinedine Zidane’s team by 4-3 goals.
Murat Yakin’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
The 48-year-old Swiss is currently the head coach of the Switzerland national football team. Hence, he earns a handsome salary and bonuses for leading the team in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Murat Yakin’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023. According to several reports, he earns a £2.5 million salary per year as the head coach of Switzerland. His prime source of earnings is his football contracts.
|Full Name||Murat Yakin|
|Current Team||Switzerland (Head Coach)|
|Date of Birth||15 September 1974|
|Height||186 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Murat Yakin’s Wife
Murat Yakin’s gorgeous wife is Anja Muller Yakin. Yakin married his lovely lady in 2011.
Hakan Yakin is the younger brother of Murat. Hakan was also a professional footballer and played for the Grasshoppers, Basel, BSC Young Boys, and the Switzerland national team.
Born on 15 September 1974, the Swiss coach Murat Yakin is 48 years old.
He is 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) tall.
[As of 17 Nov. 2022]
|Switzerland||2021 – Present||16||7||4||5|
As a Manager
- Basel – Swiss Super League: 2012-13, 2013-14
As a Player
- Swiss Young Player of the Year: 1994
- Basel – Swiss Super League: 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05
- Basel – Swiss Cup: 2001-02, 2002-03
FAQs About Murat Yakin
What is Yakin’s Net Worth?
The Swiss coach Murat Yakin’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023.
How much is his salary?
He earns a £2.5 million salary per year.
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