Christian Sivebæk

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Christian Sivebæk
Personal information
Full name Christian Sivebæk
Date of birth (1988-02-19) 19 February 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Saint-Étienne, France
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Viborg FF
Number 23
Youth career
2004 Vejle Boldklub
2004–2008 FC Midtjylland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 FC Midtjylland 64 (4)
2007–2008Skive IK (loan) 16 (1)
2012 Seattle Sounders FC 3 (0)
2012–2015 Vejle Boldklub 65 (11)
2015– Viborg FF 75 (13)
2016Vejle Boldklub (loan) 11 (2)
National team
2005–2006 Denmark U18 4 (0)
2006–2007 Denmark U19 8 (0)
2007 Denmark U20 2 (1)
2009 Denmark U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 October 2018

Christian Sivebæk (born 19 February 1988) is a Danish professional footballer who currently plays for Viborg FF.

He is son of the former Denmark international, John Sivebæk.



Sivebæk began his youth career with Vejle Boldklub . In 2005, he signed his first professional contract with FC Midtjylland and made his first team debut with the club in 2006. He made his Danish Superliga debut on August 6, 2006, replacing Claus Madsen in a 2-5 victory at the grounds of his former club Vejle.[1] During the 2007 season he was sent on loan to Skive IK to gain more experience. The following season, he returned to Midtjylland and began to display some of his great potential. On March 23, 2008 he scored his first goal for Midtjylland, in 3-2 defeat at Aalborg.[2]

On January 11, 2012 it was announced that Sivebæk would be joining Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer.[3] He made his Sounders debut on March 17, 2012 in a 3-1 win in the season opener against Toronto FC.[4]

On June 20, 2012, the Sounders waived Sivebæk after only making three appearances for the club.[5]


Sivebæk has represented Denmark at various youth levels from the Under-18 to the Under-21 side. He represented the Denmark national under-21 football team on five occasions making his debut in 2009.


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