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Johan Vonlanthen Benavidez is a Swiss international footballer. Vonlanthen is a right winger currently playing for FC Zurich on loan from Red Bull Salzburg and for Switzerland. His stepfather is a Swiss national, giving him the right to play for that country.
Vonlanthen played as a junior for BSC Young Boys in Switzerland. In the 200102 season, he made his debut as a 16 year-old in the Swiss Super League starting eight games and appearing once as a substitute. In the summer of 2003, he was transferred to the Dutch Eredivisie where he would play for PSV Eindhoven. He made a good impression and qualified for the UEFA Champions League.
After a year on loan at Brescia in Italy, Vonlanthen moved on to NAC Breda in the Dutch Eredivisie where he would play on loan for the 200506 season.
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