Christopher Trimmel

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Christopher Trimmel
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Personal information
Full name Christopher Trimmel
Date of birth (1987-02-24) 24 February 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Oberpullendorf, Austria
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Right Winger/Forward
Club information
Current team
Union Berlin
Number 28
Youth career
1994–2006 UFC Mannersdorf
2006–2007 ASK Horitschon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 ASK Horitschon 15 (7)
2008–2014 Rapid Wien 149 (18)
2014– Union Berlin 71 (1)
National team
2009– Austria 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:26, 18 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2011

Christopher Trimmel (born 24 February 1987 in Oberpullendorf) is an Austrian footballer currently playing for Union Berlin in the German 2. Bundesliga.


Trimmel started his career at local club USC Mannersdorf. He switched to ASK Horitschon, where he played for two seasons until he was discovered by Rapid Wien. He signed with Rapid in 2008, and initially played for the amateurs, but quickly managed to receive a place in the first team squad. On 2 August 2009, in only his sixth league game, Trimmel scored a hat-trick in the 5–1 victory over Austria Kärnten, in only six minutes (84, 87, 90).


On 5 August 2009, it was announced that Trimmel was a part of the national team squad for the upcoming friendly match against Cameroon.

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