Arda Turan, who grew up with the Galatasaray infrastructure and wore the yellow-red jersey again, made his decision about his future. Arda Turan ended his professional football career.
Arda Turan announced his farewell with a video from his wife Aslıhan Doğan Turan’s YouTube account. In his farewell statement, Arda Turan said, “Now it’s time to hang up the boots with tears but with courage. I tried to do the best I could throughout my entire journey. And I think I didn’t do a bad job. I’m ready again. Until we meet again in football, on the side of the field.”
A CAREER THAT STARTED IN BAYRAMPASA…
Arda Turan, who started his career in Bayrampaşa Altıntepsi, wore the jerseys of Galatasaray, Manisaspor, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Başakşehir. The midfielder, who was transferred to the La Liga team Atletico Madrid in 2011 for 13 million euros, went to Barcelona in 2015 with a transfer fee of 34 million euros.
UEFA CUP WON
Arda Turan won his first championship with Galatasaray in 2007-2008. The yellow-red football player won the La Liga championship, the UEFA Europa League Cup and the Super Cup in Atletico. Arda was one of the prominent names in the team that made it to the finals of the Giants League.
NUMBER OF CUP WINS IN BARCELONA
Arda Turan, who took an important step in the name of Turkish football and transferred to Barcelona, took part in a team of star players such as Messi and Neymar. Arda Turan produced 15 goals and 10 assists in 55 games for the Catalan team.
NATIONAL TEAM CAREER
Arda Turan scored 17 goals with the national jersey, which he wore 100 times. He was remembered with his performance in the 2008 European Football Championship. It was on the agenda that Arda Turan would continue his career in Galatasaray and would be the assistant of sporting director Cenk Ergün.