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 2019/20
In 11 of the previous 12 games of the season, Christian Gentner was in the starting line-up. Of these 12 games, he won 5 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game. So far, his pass success rate is 76.74 per cent. His tackle success rate is 48.65 per cent.
The 1.89m-tall midfielder played his last game on the 13th matchday of the 2019/20 season (29 November 2019). Playing for 1. FC Union Berlin, he lost to FC Schalke 04 1-2. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 66 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, the player with the shirt number 34 had 25 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 15. He was additionally able to make 35 successful passes – the best performance within his club for this game. The 34-year-old covered a distance of 11.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 17 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Christian Gentner has played 389 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 153. He has netted 43 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 12 matches with his current squad. 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 389 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the second-most career matches. With a total of 43 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes 17th place on the active scoring chart.
Up to now, Christian Gentner has played five international matches for Germany.