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STATS

Arda Turan
  • GAMES
    453
  • GOALS
    85
  • ASSISTS
    123

  • MINUTES PLAYED32.651
  • GAMES
    -
  • GOALS
    -
  • ASSISTS
    -

  • MINUTES PLAYED-
  • GAMES
    55
  • GOALS
    15
  • ASSISTS
    11

  • MINUTES PLAYED3.017
  • GAMES
    178
  • GOALS
    22
  • ASSISTS
    32

  • MINUTES PLAYED12.324
  • GAMES
    190
  • GOALS
    44
  • ASSISTS
    76

  • MINUTES PLAYED15.064
  • GAMES
    100
  • GOALS
    16
  • ASSISTS
    25

  • MINUTES PLAYED7.582
  • GAMES
    36
  • GOALS
    11
  • ASSISTS
    8

  • MINUTES PLAYED2.365
  • GAMES
    15
  • GOALS
    2
  • ASSISTS
    2

  • MINUTES PLAYED1.123
  • GAMES
    45
  • GOALS
    8
  • ASSISTS
    22

  • MINUTES PLAYED3.507
Arda Turan

TROPHIES

  • PLAYER OF THE YEAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    2008, 2009, 2014, 2015
    The Milliyet Sports Awards - Player of the Year, Turkey

  • TURKISH SUPER LEAGUE TURKISH SUPER LEAGUE
    TURKISH SUPER LEAGUE

    2007 - 2008 Galatasaray

  • TURKISH CUP TURKISH CUP
    TURKISH CUP

    2004 - 2005 Galatasaray

  • TURKISH SUPER CUP TURKISH SUPER CUP
    TURKISH SUPER CUP

    2007 - 2008 Galatasaray

  • LA LIGA LA LIGA
    LA LIGA

    2015 - 2016 FC Barcelona
    2013 - 2014 Atlético Madrid

  • COPA DEL REY COPA DEL REY
    COPA DEL REY

    2016 - 2017 FC Barcelona
    2015 - 2016 FC Barcelona
    2012 - 2013 Atlético Madrid

  • SPANISH SUPER CUP SPANISH SUPER CUP
    SPANISH SUPER CUP

    2016 FC Barcelona
    2014 Atlético Madrid

  • EUROPA LEAGUE EUROPA LEAGUE
    EUROPA LEAGUE

    2011 - 2012 Atlético Madrid

  • EUROPEAN SUPER CUP EUROPEAN SUPER CUP
    EUROPEAN SUPER CUP

    2015 FC Barcelona
    2012 Atlético Madrid

Social Responsibility
Arda Turan

CAREER

Born in Bayrampasa, Istanbul on the 30th of January 1987, Arda began playing football at the age of 8 for his local team Altintepsi Makelspor. At the age of 12 he was offered the chance to join his boyhood club Galatasaray.

He made his professional debut for Galatasaray on January 22nd 2005 in the Turkish Cup against Bursaspor. He continued his progress in the clubs Academy as well as representing Turkey at all youth levels. He was sent out on loan to Vestel Manisaspor during the second half of the 2005-06 season in order to gain first team experience. He started with a bang as he scored his first professional goal in his first game for Vestel Manisaspor, a 2-0 victory away to Ankaragucu.

After returning to Galatasaray he scored his first Champions League goal in a 5-2 victory over Czech team Mladá Boleslav. Arda’s rise continued over the coming seasons and at the start of the 2009-10 season he was named Galatasaray’s captain. As well as now captaining his boyhood club, Arda became the youngest captain in the clubs history, aged just 22. He was also given the iconic no. 10 shirt during his time as he went on to win the Turkish Super League, Turkish Cup and Turkish Super Cup.

In 2011 Spanish giants Atletico Madrid came calling and signed Arda for €12million. His first appearance came in the La Liga match against Osasuna on August 28th. It would be the start of a special few years for the club as they clinched 5 trophies in 3 seasons - the Europa League, the European Super Cup, Copa del Rey, La Liga and the Spanish Super Cup.

Arda played a pivotal role in the clubs success with key assists in the Europa League final against Athletic Bilbao and the Super Cup against Chelsea. He would go on to hurt Chelsea again with a crucial goal in the Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg at Stamford Bridge.

In 2015 Arda made the move from Madrid to Barcelona, joining FC Barcelona for €34million. His first appearance coming in the Copa del Rey against local rivals Espanyol. His first La Liga appearance came 3 days later against Granada. Arda’s success continued as he won La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the European and the Spanish Super Cup’s all for the second time as well as the FIFA World Club Cup. In 2017 he won his third Copa del Rey title with a victory over Alavés.

Having made his international debut for Turkey against Luxemburg in August 2006, Arda went on to captain his country and featured 99 times, scoring 17 goals and providing 25 assists.
Arda Turan

CAREER

  • 1987
    Born on January 30.
  • 1995
    Began playing football, aged 8.
  • 1999
    Joined Galatasaray academy, aged 12.
  • 2005
    Made his debut as a professional with Galatasaray on January 22.
  • 2006
    Scored his first goal with Galatasaray on August 9.
  • 2009
    Became the youngest captain of Galatasaray at the age of 22.
  • 2011
    Signed for Atlético Madrid on August 12.
  • 2012
    Won his first European Super Cup trophy on August 31.
  • 2013
    Won his first Copa del Rey trophy on May 17.
  • 2014
    Won his first La Liga trophy with Atlético Madrid on May 17.
  • 2015
    Signed for FC Barcelona on the 11th of July.
  • 2015
    Won the European Super Cup trophy with FC Barcelona on August 11.
  • 2016
    Made his debut for FC Barcelona on January 6, 2016 in a Copa del Rey encounter against Espanyol.
  • 2016
    Won the Copa del Rey trophy with FC Barcelona against Sevilla with 2-0 on May 22.
  • 2016
    Won Supercopa de España trophy against Sevilla with 3-0 on August 18.
  • 2017
    Won his third Copa del Rey trophy against Alavés on May 27.
Arda has various interests outside of football as well. He is currently a director of the fashion brand lidyana.com, owns part of the athlete career management company POSSIBLE as well as owning the chain of Arsiv Restaurant in Istanbul.

CONTACT

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