Tănase playing for Steaua in 2014.
|Full name||Cristian Tănase|
|Date of birth||18 February 1987|
|Place of birth||Pitești, Romania|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Left winger|
|2006||→ Dacia Mioveni (loan)||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 July 2015
Argeș and loan to Dacia Mioveni: 2003–2009
Tănase began his career on the youth side for Argeș Pitești and in summer 2003 was promoted to the first team which played in the Liga I. He only played in a handful of games in his first years with the Romanian team and as a result he was loaned to Dacia Mioveni for the first half of the 2005–06 campaign. He gathered five games for the Mioveni team.
After his return to Argeș Pitești he became an important player in the team gathering more than 100 games before his departure.
Steaua București: 2009–2015
In the 2011–12 season he scored in a 4–0 win against Liga I side Mioveni and scored the goal against CSKA Sofia that qualified his team for the 2011-12 UEFA Europa League group stage. He contributed two essential goals against Maccabi Haifa in the group stage. During his last season at the club, he was the team's captain, and most important player.
Tianjin Teda: 2015–2016
After six years of playing for Steaua, Tănase left for Chinese club Tianjin Teda, signing a two-year deal with the club, leaving for a transfer fee of 700,000 pounds.
After one year of playing for Tianjin Teda, Tănase left for Turkish club Sivasspor, signing a two-year deal with the club.
- Scores and results list Romania's goal tally first. "Score" column indicates the score after the player's goal.
|1||1 April 2009||Hypo-Arena, Klagenfurt, Austria||Austria||0–1||2–1||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2||15 November 2011||Stadion Schnabelholz, Altach, Austria||Greece||2–1||3–1||Friendly|
|3||27 January 2012||Belek Stadium, Belek, Turkey||Turkmenistan||2–0||4–0||Friendly|
|4||27 January 2012||Belek Stadium, Belek, Turkey||Turkmenistan||3–0||4–0||Friendly|
|5||6 February 2013||Estadio Ciudad, Málaga, Spain||Australia||1–0||3–2||Friendly|
|6||6 September 2013||Arena Națională, Bucharest, Romania||Hungary||3–0||3–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
(Correct as of 8 April 2016)
|Dacia Mioveni (loan)|
- Argeș Pitești
- Steaua București
- Liga I: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15
- Romanian Cup: 2010–11; 2014–15; Runner-up: 2013–14
- Romanian Supercup: 2013; Runner-up: 2011, 2014
- League Cup: 2014–15
- Tanase nu s-a impus la Arges in primii ani
- "Cristian Tănase". National Football Teams. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
- Tanase a jucat mai mult de 100 de meciuri pentru Arges
- Cristian Tanase a semnat cu Steaua. Steauafc.com. Retrieved on 23 September 2011.
- Steaua şi-a luat Briliant, pe Cristi Tănase!. GazetaSporturilor.ro. Retrieved on 7 August 2009.
- Steaua-Curtea de Argeş 3–2. Steauafc.com. Retrieved on 23 September 2011.
- Freundschaft 2008 .:. November – Rumänien vs Georgien. Weltfussball.de. Retrieved on 23 September 2011.
- Tanase deschide scorul cu Austria. Strainatate.org. Retrieved on 23 September 2011.
- Tanase dubla cu Turkmenistan
- Tanase la 4 goluri
- Cristian Tănase. Romanian Football Federation. Retrieved on 23 September 2011.
- Cristian Tănase at National-Football-Teams.com
- Official FCSB profile (Romanian)
- Profile at RomanianSoccer.ro
- Profile at FIFA.com
- Profile at Soccerway.com