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Daniel (#8) with the
Swiss U17 National Team

Daniel signing autographs

Brief Profile


Daniel Unal

Date of Birth:

January 18, 1990 (Locarno, Switzerland)


FC Basel  (Swiss Super League 2008)




Daniel Unal was born on January 18, 1990 in Locarno, Switzerland to an Aramean-Syriac parents who were originally from Tur Abdin, Turkey. His parents are West Syriacs and his father is a Syriac Orthodox Church priest in Switzerland.

He started his career at AC Bellinzona in 2006 where he made seventeen appearances in his first and only season at the club. He was loaned to the U21-Team of A.S. Roma for the 2007/08 season and was set to sign on a permanent contract, as AC Bellinzona and A.S. Roma have a deal for players exchange, but he signed for FC Basel on July 8 2008, instead.

He is a Swiss U19 international who elected not to stay on the second team of a reputable club as FC Roma of Italy and signed with the Swiss Super League giant FC Basel.
Last season he had 27 games with Roma B (under 21 team) and scored 4 goals.


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