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Sounders add German midfielder as 3rd DP

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on July 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm with No Comments »
July 28, 2012 7:26 am
Christian Tiffert in action.

Sounders FC officially announces signing of German midfielder Christian Tiffert as third DP. Joins team next week.

The basics: Pronounced TIFF-ert. Age 30. Twelve years pro in Germany &Austria. Led German Bundesliga with 17 assists in 2010-11 season.


Christian Tiffert
Position: Midfielder
Height: 6’0
Weight: 174
Birthdate: 2/18/1982
Place of Birth: Halle, Germany
Hometown (Citizenship): Halle (Germany)
Pronunciation: TIFF-ert
Last Club: FC Kaiserslautern (Germany, 2010-12)
Previous Clubs (chronological): Tennis Borussia Berlin (Germany, 2000); VfB Stuttgart (Germany, 2000-06); Red Bull Salzburg (Austria, 2006-07); MSV Duisburg (Germany, 2007-10)

The Sounders created room by trading DP midfielder Alvaro Fernandez to Chicago earlier in the day.

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