Arda Turan Profile
Arda Turan is a retired Turkish professional footballer who enjoyed a successful playing career both domestically and internationally. Born in Istanbul, Turkey, on January 30, 1987, Turan began his football career at Galatasaray, one of Turkey's most successful clubs.
Turan quickly established himself as one of the most promising young players in Turkey, and he helped lead Galatasaray to two Super Lig titles and a Turkish Cup victory. His performances caught the eye of top European clubs, and in 2011, he signed for Atletico Madrid, one of Spain's most successful clubs.
Turan's time at Atletico Madrid was highly successful, and he played a key role in the team that won the Europa League in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in 2013. He was known for his skill, vision, and ability to create chances for his teammates, and he quickly became a fan favourite at the club.
In 2015, Turan signed for Barcelona, one of the most successful clubs in the world. Despite facing stiff competition for playing time from the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar, Turan managed to establish himself as a key player in the team. He helped Barcelona to win two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey titles, and the UEFA Champions League during his time at the club.
Turan's international career was equally impressive. He made his debut for the Turkish national team in 2006, and he went on to earn over 100 caps. He helped lead Turkey to the semi-finals of Euro 2008, and he was named as the player of the tournament.
Despite his success on the pitch, Turan's career was not without controversy. He was involved in a number of incidents, both on and off the pitch, and he was known for his fiery temperament. In 2019, he retired from international football following an incident in which he reportedly attacked a Turkish journalist.
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