Christopher Trimmel is a soccer player playing for 1. FC Union Berlin. He is the current captain of Union, leading the side to promotion to the German Bundesliga in 2018-19. He’s also been capped internationally by Austria.


Trimmel joined Rapid Vienna in his native Austria in 2008 after a few years with lower tier club ASK Horitschon. The midfielder-cum-right-back progressed quickly at Rapid, netting a hat-trick in his sixth game for the club. He became a regular at Rapid across five years in Austria’s Bundesliga, amassing more than 150 appearances and earning his maiden call-up for Austria in 2009.

Team 2968 1 fc union berlin 1. FC Union Berlin
Position Defender
Height / weight 1.89 m / 80 kg
Born 24 Feb 1987
Nationality Austria Austria
Footed Right Winger
Team History
2968 1 fc union berlin Union 2014 - present
SK Rapid Wien SK Rapid Wien 2008 - 2014
ASK Horitschon 2007 - 2008

In 2014, he left Rapid on a free transfer to join Union Berlin, who were at that time in Germany’s 2.Bundesliga. Trimmel established himself as a key part of the Union side, moving into a right-winger/right-back role. His set-pieces and assists became a major feature for Union, helping them to promotion in the 2018-19 season and he’s been able to carry that on in the top flight in 2019-20, steering his side away from relegation.



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