Christian Gentner | Playerprofile
Christian Gentner was born on 14 August 1985 in Nürtingen and plays for 1. FC Union Berlin. He played for TSV Beuren from 1988-1998, for VfL Kirchheim/Teck from 1998-1999, for VfB Stuttgart from 1999-2007, for VfB Stuttgart II from 1999-2007, for VfL Wolfsburg from 2007-2010, for VfB Stuttgart from 2010-2019 and has played for 1. FC Union Berlin since 2019.
Current season 2020/21
In four of the previous five games of the season, the player with the shirt number 34 was in the starting line-up. Of these five games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
The 1.89m-tall midfielder played his last game on the seventh matchday of the 2020/21 season (7 November 2020). He was victorious over Arminia Bielefeld while playing for 1. FC Union Berlin with a score of 5-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 73 minutes. In terms of total touches, the 35-year-old had 45 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had seven tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win three. He was additionally able to make 30 successful passes. Christian Gentner covered a distance of 10 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 14 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Christian Gentner has played 413 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 162. He has netted 46 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 36 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of three goals. He won the German Champion title in 2006/07 while playing for VfB Stuttgart. He claimed the same title while playing for VfL Wolfsburg in 2008/09. With a total of 413 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the first-most career matches. With a total of 46 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes 13th place on the active scoring chart.
Up to now, Christian Gentner has played five international matches for Germany.