Christoph Leitgeb

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Christoph Leitgeb
2014-05-30 Austria - Iceland football match, Christoph Leitgeb 0665-crop.jpg
Leitgeb at a Austria - Iceland match in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-04-14) 14 April 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 24
Youth career
1991–2003 Sturm Graz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Sturm Graz Amateure
2005–2007 Sturm Graz 54 (5)
2007– Red Bull Salzburg 187 (17)
National team
2006– Austria[1] 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 July 2014

Christoph Leitgeb (born 14 April 1985 in Graz) is an Austrian football midfielder currently playing in the Austrian Bundesliga for Red Bull Salzburg. Leitgeb has represented his country at international level and took part in Euro 2008.

Club career[edit]

Leitgeb began his career in the youth squad of Sturm Graz spending two years there before moving into the first squad during the 2005/06 season. Leitgeb spent two years in the first team before moving to league rivals Red Bull Salzburg in the summer of 2007 for a fee of 1.7 million euros.

International career[edit]

Leitgeb made his debut for Austria on 23 June 2006 in a friendly against Croatia and was a participant at Euro 2008.

Honours[edit]

  • Austrian Champion (4):
    • 2008/09, 2009/10, 2011/12, 2013/14
  • Austrian Cup (2):
    • 2012, 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christoph Leitgeb at National-Football-Teams.com

External links[edit]