Roman Bürki Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Roman Bürki Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 84 kg
Date of Birth November 14, 1990
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Girlfriend Marlen Valderrama-Alvaréz

Roman Bürki is a Swiss goalkeeper who started playing for Borussia Dortmund in 2015 and the Switzerland National Team in 2014. He has also played for clubs like SC Freiburg, Grasshopper Club Zürich, FC Schaffhausen, BSC Young Boys, and FC Thun. He has more than 100k followers on Twitter and more than 750k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Roman Bürki

Nick Name

Roman

Swiss goalkeeper Roman Bürki as seen in April 2016
Swiss goalkeeper Roman Bürki as seen in April 2016 (Roman Bürki / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland

Residence

Münsingen, Bern, Switzerland

Nationality

Swiss

 

Occupation

Professional Football Player

Family

  • Father – Martin Bürki (Goalkeeper for FC Münsingen)
  • Mother – Karin Bürki (Primary Teacher)
  • Siblings – Marco Bürki (Younger Brother) (Football Player)

Manager

Roman is represented by International Football Management located in Switzerland.

Position

Goalkeeper

Shirt Number

  • 1, 38 – Borussia Dortmund
  • 1 – BSC Young Boys U21
  • 28, 35 – BSC Young Boys
  • 18 – FC Thun
  • 18 – FC Schaffhausen
  • 1, 27 – Grasshopper Club Zürich
  • 1 – SC Freiburg
  • 21 – Switzerland National Team
  • 1 – Switzerland U21

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

84 kg or 185 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Roman Bürki has dated –

  1. Nastassja Beutler (2010-2016)
  2. Ellie Gonsalves (2016)
  3. Chiara Bransi – RUMOR
  4. Marlen Valderrama-Alvaréz (2019-Present)
Roman Bürki seen during a friendly match between Switzerland and Austria in Vienna in 2015
Roman Bürki seen during a friendly match between Switzerland and Austria in Vienna in 2015 (Steindy / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Multiple tattoos such as a cross on his back, Jesus and Mary on his left forearm, an angel on his hips, a dove on his chest, a Greek text that reads “I came, I saw, I conquered” on his forearm, and many others

Brand Endorsements

Roman Bürki has endorsed the following brands –

  • Redken Brews
  • Foodspring
  • Terre des Hommes
  • Nike
  • Lattesso
Roman Bürki at the Borussia Dortmund training camp in Bad Ragaz in 2017
Roman Bürki at the Borussia Dortmund training camp in Bad Ragaz in 2017 (Reto Stauffer / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Religion

Christianity

Roman Bürki Favorite Things

Source – One37Pm.com, Panthers.com

Roman Bürki seen after the season opening match between SC Freiburg and Stoke City in August 2014
Roman Bürki seen after the season opening match between SC Freiburg and Stoke City in August 2014 (James Steakley / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Roman Bürki Facts

  1. During the 2017-2018 season, he earned the distinction of being the first goalkeeper in Bundesliga‘s history to get 5 clean sheets in the first 5 games.
  2. In 2013, Roman helped Grasshopper Club Zürich win the Swiss Cup in the final match against FC Basel on a 4-3 penalty shootout.
  3. In April 2017, his team bus was bombed en route to play a Champions League match against AS Monaco. Roman was seated next to Marc Bartra, who got injured by shards of broken glass and subsequently needed surgery on his right wrist.
  4. Since the age of 16, Bürki has worked with a mental health coach to help him deal with the challenges of a professional football career.
  5. He retracted his name from the Switzerland national squad in 2018 in order to focus on Borussia Dortmund in the 2018-19 season.

Featured Image by Roman Bürki / Instagram

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