Christian Tiffert

Christian Tiffert
Christian Tiffert
Christian Tiffert
Real Name: Christian Tiffert
HT: 6' 0" WT: 174
Age: 39 (02/18/1982)
Birthplace: Halle, Germany

  • Over 280 appearances in German Bundesliga
  • Captain of German side FC Kaiserslautern
  • Led Bundesliga with 17 assists in 2010-11 season
  • Coach Sigi Schmid: "Christian is a player who fits this mold and brings a lot of experience from the top league in Germany. His leadership and versatility make him a good fit for our club."

Professional Experience

2010-12: Signed with FC Kaiserslautern of the German Bundesliga prior to the 2010-11. He made an immediate impact, accumulating a league-leading 17 assists in addition to two goals in 32 starts, captaining FCK to a seventh place finish in Germany’s top flight. In 2011-12, he started 31 games and scored two goals and added an assist. In addition to Bundesliga play, Tiffert scored a goal and four assists in seven German Cup starts with FC Kaiserslautern. Overall he made 106 appearances, scored nine goals, and compiled 33 assists.
2007-10: As a member of MSV Duisburg, he made 69 appearances in the first and second division German Bundesliga, netting five goals and compiling 22 assists. In 2009-10, he scored four goals and 11 assists en route to a sixth place finish in the German first division.
2006-07: Played 18 games for Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg, helping them to a first place finish in the Austrian Bundesliga. The team held the top spot by 19 points and finished with a +47 goal difference.
2000-06: Made over 130 appearances for VFB Stuttgart, netting nine goals. In 2003, Stuttgart finished runners-up in the German top flight and in 2005, they finished second in the German League Cup. They won UEFA Intertoto Cup (UI Cup) in 2000 and 2002.
2000: Made eight appearances for Tennis Borussia Berlin first team of the Berlin-Liga, scoring two goals.

International Experience

Made 24 appearances with German U-21 national team from 2002-04. He also made four appearances for the German youth national team in the 2001 FIFA World Youth Cup.


Began youth career with Hallescher FC (Germany) from 1994-98, played for Tennis Borussia Berlin youth academy from 1998-2000.

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