Christoph Baumgartner

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Christoph Baumgartner
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Baumgartner in 2019
Personal information
Full name Christoph Baumgartner
Date of birth (1999-08-01) 1 August 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Horn, Austria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
1899 Hoffenheim
Number 14
Youth career
2005–2012 SV Horn
2012–2017 AKA St. Pölten
2017–2018 1899 Hoffenheim
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– 1899 Hoffenheim II 14 (5)
2019– 1899 Hoffenheim 38 (8)
National team
2014 Austria U15 2 (0)
2014–2015 Austria U16 12 (5)
2015–2016 Austria U17 10 (4)
2016–2017 Austria U18 6 (2)
2017–2018 Austria U19 9 (4)
2017– Austria U21 6 (0)
2020– Austria 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:10, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:42, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

Christoph Baumgartner (born 1 August 1999) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim.[1]

Club career[edit]

In January 2019, Baumgartner was promoted to the first team squad of 1899 Hoffenheim.[2] He made his debut for Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on 11 May 2019, coming on as a half-time substitute for Nadiem Amiri in the 0–1 home loss against Werder Bremen.[3]

International career[edit]

Baumgartner appeared for the various Austrian youth national teams, from the under-15 to under-19 selections.[4][5][6][7][8] In April 2016, he was included in Austria's squad for the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Azerbaijan.[9] He scored both goals in Austria's 2–0 win in their opening match against Bosnia and Herzegovina,[10] with the team managing to reach the quarter-finals before losing to Portugal.[11]

He made his under-21 debut on 10 November 2017, coming on as a substitute for Mathias Honsak in the 87th minute of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match against Serbia, which finished as a 1–3 home loss.[12]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Austria's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 September 2020 Wörthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt, Austria  Romania 1–1 2–3 2020–21 UEFA Nations League B
2. 7 October 2020  Greece 2–1 2–1 Friendly

Personal life[edit]

Baumgartner's older brother, Dominik, is also a professional footballer and youth international for Austria.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christoph Baumgartner". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Baumgartner in Bundesliga-Kader befördert" [Baumgartner promoted to Bundesliga squad]. achtzehn99.de (in German). TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. 15 January 2019. Archived from the original on 21 April 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Johannes Eggestein hält Europa-Traum am Leben" [Johannes Eggestein keeps European dream alive]. kicker.de (in German). kicker-sportmagazin. 11 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Spielerprofil: Christoph Baumgartner (U15)" [Player profile: Christoph Baumgartner (U15)]. fussballoesterreich.at (in German). Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Spielerprofil: Christoph Baumgartner (U16)" [Player profile: Christoph Baumgartner (U16)]. fussballoesterreich.at (in German). Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Spielerprofil: Christoph Baumgartner (U17)" [Player profile: Christoph Baumgartner (U17)]. fussballoesterreich.at (in German). Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Spielerprofil: Christoph Baumgartner (U18)" [Player profile: Christoph Baumgartner (U18)]. fussballoesterreich.at (in German). Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Spielerprofil: Christoph Baumgartner (U19)" [Player profile: Christoph Baumgartner (U19)]. fussballoesterreich.at (in German). Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Heraf nominiert U17-EM-Kader" [Heraf nominates U17 European Championship squad]. oefb.at (in German). Austrian Football Association. 16 April 2016. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  10. ^ "ÖFB-Nachwuchs gelingt Auftakt nach Maß" [ÖFB juniors manage a tailor-made start]. ORF.at (in German). Österreichischer Rundfunk. 5 May 2016. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  11. ^ "U17-Nationalteam im EM-Viertelfinale ausgeschieden" [U17 national team eliminated in the European Championship quarter-finals]. oefb.at (in German). Baku: Austrian Football Association. 14 May 2016. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Austria – Serbia 1:3 (U21 EURO Qualifiers 2017/2018, Group 7)". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  13. ^ Pfeifer, Michael (30 January 2019). "Grillitsch: "Baumgartner hat riesige Qualität"" [Grillitsch: "Baumgartner has huge quality"]. kicker.de (in German). kicker-sportmagazin. Retrieved 11 May 2019.

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