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 nine of the previous 10 games of the season, Christian Gentner was in the starting line-up. Of these 10 games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
The 1.89m-tall midfielder played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for 1. FC Union Berlin, he won against 1. FSV Mainz 05 3-2. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, the player with the shirt number 34 had 57 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 31 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 17. He was additionally able to make 28 successful passes. He covered a distance of 11.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Christian Gentner had a total of 17 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The 34-year-old has played 387 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 152. He has netted 43 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 10 matches with his current squad. Christian Gentner 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 387 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.
So far, Christian Gentner has played five international matches for Germany.