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Tibor WEISSENBORN

Country:          Germany
Date of Birth:  20 March 1981
Gender:            Male
Height:             175 cm
Weight:            70 kg
Position:          Midfielder

Midfielder Tibor 'Tibs' Weissenborn made his senior debut against arch-European rivals the Netherlands as an 18-year-old sensation, and in the following three years proceeded to play in over 100 international matches.

Born in Berlin but currently playing for Rot-Weiss Köln in Cologne, he was voted the FIH 'Young Player of the Year' in 2001. Since his debut in 1999, he has won two Champions Trophy titles, two European Championships, two World Cups and an Olympic Games bronze medal.

A fan of all sports, he names Boris Becker and Michael Jordan as heroes and 1976 Olympic gold medallist and well known German coach Carsten Keller as his greatest sporting influence.

He has studied Sports Science at Humboldt University in Berlin and uses the motto, 'live by the day'.

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