Christoph Leitgeb facts for kids
|Full name||Christoph Leitgeb|
|Date of birth||14 April 1985|
|Place of birth||Graz, Austria|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 71⁄2 in)|
|Current club||Red Bull Salzburg|
|Sturm Graz Amateure
Red Bull Salzburg
† Appearances (Goals).
Christoph Leitgeb (born 14 April 1985 in Graz) is an Austrian football player playing in the Austrian Bundesliga for F. C. Red Bull Salzburg as midfielder. He also plays in the nationalteam and was member of Austrias team for the Euro 2008.
He started playing football in the youth teams of SK Sturm Graz in his hometown. In the 2005/06 season he played his first match in the first team of Sturm Graz. The first goal he scored was on 22 April 2006 against Red Bull Salzburg. After two seasons with Sturm Graz he signed with FC Red Bull Salzburg. In his first year he played regularly, but in his second year he had problems with his knees. The following years he came back and played very often from the beginning.
His first international match was in a friendly against Croatia on 23 June 2006. (1:4) Till today he played 27 times in the national team of Austria. In the Euro he played in the second match versus Poland (0:1) and the third match versus Germany where he came on in minute 55 for Martin Hiden. (0:1)
- Austrian Champion with F.C. Red Bull Salzburg 2009, 2010
- European Championsship 2008 with Austria
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