Christian Rahn

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Christian Rahn
File:Rahn, Christian REG 12-13 WP.JPG
Rahn playing for Regensburg in 2013.
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-06-15) 15 June 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth Hamburg, West Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Full back, midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC St. Pauli II
Number 6
Youth career
0000–1994 Altona 93
1994–1996 FC St. Pauli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2002 FC St. Pauli 79 (4)
2002–2005 Hamburger SV 46 (8)
2005–2006 1. FC Köln 29 (1)
2006–2008 F.C. Hansa Rostock 66 (9)
2009–2012 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 35 (0)
2012–2013 SSV Jahn Regensburg 21 (3)
2013– FC St. Pauli II 0 (0)
National team
2002–2004 Germany 5 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2013.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 August 2007

Christian Rahn (born 15 June 1979 in Hamburg) is a German footballer. He currently plays as defender for FC St. Pauli II and also capatins the squad.[1]



Rahn began his career at FC St. Pauli and has had spells at Hamburger SV and 1. FC Köln. On 15 December 2008, he was released by FC Hansa Rostock. After this, he joined SpVgg Greuther Fürth. After being released by Fürth, he joined Jahn Regensburg on 2 August 2012.[2] Following Regensburg's relegation from the 2. Bundesliga he rejoined his childhood club St. Pauli, playing for and also captaining their reserve squad.

National team

On 9 May 2002, Rahn made his Germany debut in a 7–0 friendly victory in preparation for the 2002 FIFA World Cup against Kuwait. Five days later he was not used for a 0–1 defeat in Cardiff against Wales and one day later Rudi Völler announced that Rahn would not participate in the World Cup. On 31 March 2004, Rahn was called up again for the national team for a 3–0 victory in Cologne against Belgium when he replaced Michael Ballack in the 84th minute. Rahn was initially named in Völler's UEFA Euro 2004 squad,[3] but had to withdraw through injury and was replaced by Christian Ziege.[4]


  1. "Rahn, Christian" (in German). Retrieved 1 July 2013. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Der Jahn freut sich über Rahn" (in German). 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Voeller names Germany squad". BBC. 25 May 2004. Retrieved 16 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Germany call up Ziege". BBC. 27 May 2004. Retrieved 16 October 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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