Place of birthBordeaux, France Number18 NameChristopher Routis Height1.86 m Date joined2014
Playing positionDefender YearsTeam RoleFootballer Weight84 kg
Full nameChristopher Pascal Routis Date of birth(1990-03-03) 3 March 1990 (age 25) Current teamBradford City A.F.C. (#18 / Defender)
Christopher Pascal Routis (born 3 March 1990) is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for English club Bradford City. Before joining Bradford in 2014, he played in Switzerland for Servette.
Born in Bordeaux, Routis started his career at Swiss club Servette, playing for them between 2010 and 2014.
On 8 August 2014, it was announced that Routis would sign for Bradford City on a one-year contract. On 2 September 2014, he made his Bradford debut in the Football League Trophy in a 1–0 defeat against Oldham Athletic. He made his league debut two weeks later against Milton Keynes Dons. He made his home debut on 27 September in a 1–1 draw against Port Vale. He scored his first goal for the club on 21 October 2014, scoring in a 2–2 draw against Bristol City. He scored his second goal for the club in a 2–2 draw against Fleetwood Town on 21 March 2015. During his initial season with the club he played in a number of positions, including in midfield. He also adjusted to a language barrier. He signed a new one-year deal with the club in May 2015 after they exercised an option in his contract.