|Date of birth||26 July 1970|
|Place of birth||Schwedt, Bezirk Frankfurt, East Germany|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|FC Viktoria Frankfurt|
|1988–1991||FC Viktoria Frankfurt|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Thomas Rath (born 26 July 1970 in Schwedt) is a retired German football midfielder who played for Hertha BSC, Dynamo Dresden, SC Freiburg and VfB Leipzig.
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