Born: 19 December 1992, Ruttenen, Switzerland
Former clubs: FC Grasshopper Club Zurich, FC Wil 1900 (loan), SC Bruhl SG (loan)
Bio: A promising 6’3 tall goalkeeper, Raphael Spiegel joined West Ham United on a three-year contract on 23 July 2012.
The Switzerland age-group international served his apprenticeship with FC Grasshopper Club Zurich before being loaned out to lower-league clubs FC Wil 1900 and SC Bruhl SG.
Spiegel’s talent was rewarded with a place in the Switzerland squad for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which his nation won for the first time in their history.