Gelson Fernandes who is born on September 2, 1986 in Switzerland is a famous Soccer Player. The age of Gelson Fernandes is 30 year old. The birth sign of Gelson Fernandes is Virgo. Gelson Fernandes has have thousand of fans and supporters in Switzerland.
Gelson da Conceicao Tavares Fernandes is commonly known as Gelson Fernandes, who is a Swiss footballer. Gelson plays as a defensive midfielder for French club Stade Rennais and he also plays for the Switzerland national team. His professional career was start in 2004, after signed a long contract with Sion. He started spend more time with his team and became coach’s first choice for the team. In July 2005, Fernandes made his debut professional league for Sion in a 2–1 loss against Lausanne. He made 22 league appearances in first session and scoring none. In 2006-07, Sion was won with 3-0 against St. Gallen. Gelson was made his first full international appearance for Switzerland against the Netherlands in 2007. In Loan Spells he played 29 matches and scored two goals during a session.
In 1995, Gelson started his junior career at the academy of Sion, where he studied about the football and played for various youth teams.
Gelson Fernandes was scored his first international goal on March 28, 2009 in a World Cup qualifier against Moldova.
Gelson Fernandes was born on 2 September 1986 in Praia, Cape Verde. He was arrived in Switzerland with his mother, when he was five years old. His father worked for FC Sion as a groundkeeper. Manuel Fernandes, Adilson Cabral and Edimilson Fernandes are his cousins. Gelson was married and has a daughter.
Gelson Fernandes and striker Eren Derdiyok was teammates in the Swiss national team.