Our wing-back wizard played the first half as Rudi Voller's men hammered Austria 6-2. He created the third goal with a cross for Marco Bode to head home and was also booked.
It was Christian's second appearance as he recovers from minor surgery to remove a piece of floating bone from his ankle back in April.
Still on the international front, Sergei Rebrov is scheduled to play for Ukraine against Belarus in the final of the LG Cup in Moscow on Sunday.
And Kasey Keller continues his battle with Brad Friedel for USA's number one jersey in the World Cup with a friendly against Holland.
Christian Ziege continued on his comeback trail leading to the World Cup with another 45 minutes for Germany on Saturday.