Swiss goalkeeper best known for being a member of the Grasshopper squad which triumphed over FC Basel in the 2013 Swiss Cup final. He is also known for his years as a member of clubs like SC Freiburg and Borussia Dortmund.
He began his career as a member of the BSC Young Boys in 2007.
He represented Switzerland at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
He is the older brother of fellow soccer player Marco Bürki. He has been dating model and blogger Chiara Bransi.
He has played under manager Thomas Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund.