Michael Christian

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Michael Christian
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-08-21) 21 August 1964 (age 50)
Debut Round 1, 1987, Collingwood
v. Sydney Swans, at Victoria Park
Height/Weight 193 cm / 97 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1981–1986
1987–1995
East Perth (WAFL)
Collingwood (VFL/AFL)
082
131 (23)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1995 season.
Career highlights

Michael Christian (born 21 August 1964) is a former Australian rules footballer and media personality from Busselton, Western Australia.

Christian played 82 games for East Perth in the WAFL from 1981 to 1986 and then crossed to Collingwood in the VFL/AFL to play out his football career. Christian would play full-back for the majority of his career, but was used sparingly as a forward. Christian would be part of the 1990 premiership side and represented Western Australia on 3 occasions.

After retiring, Christian became a football commentator, and has commentated on radio for Triple M and Geelong station K-Rock (3GL). He commentated football matches for Network Ten, as well as hosting the breakfast program, Prime Time Sports Interactive on Sport 927 with Angela Pippos and has hosted AFL post-game analysis show The Fifth Quarter with Andrew Maher since 2004. He also hosted a wrap show, The Final Siren in 2011.[1]

Christian has also commentated on weightlifting events at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

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