Hakan Çalhanoğlu

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Hakan Çalhanoğlu (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈhaːkan ˈtʃaɫhanoːɫu], born 8 February 1994) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Turkey national team. He began his career at German second division club Karlsruher SC in 2010 and moved to top-flight side Hamburg two years later, spending another season back at his first club on loan. His performance in his first Bundesliga season earned him a €14.5 million transfer to Bayer Leverkusen in 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hakan Çalhanoğlu has received more than 2,110,809 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Hakan Çalhanoğlu is the 2,564th most popular soccer player (down from 2,466th in 2019), the 3,800th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,958th in 2019) and the 184th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 2,564 out of 16,923Before him are Werner Krämer, Ragnar Gustavsson, Rui Jordão, Julien Darui, Miguel Oviedo, and Ted Drake. After him are José Chamot, Robbie Keane, Jacques Songo'o, Hans Ooft, Ludovico Avio, and Bengt Berndtsson.

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Among people born in 1994, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 12Before him are Dakota Fanning, Kai, Emre Can, Harry Styles, Saoirse Ronan, and Memphis Depay. After him are Otto Warmbier, Raheem Sterling, Dimash Kudaibergen, Marquinhos, Benjamin Mendy, and Maluma.

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Among people born in Germany, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 3,800 out of 5,289Before him are Erwin Stresemann (1889), Christoph Metzelder (1980), Maria Schrader (1965), Werner Krämer (1940), Günther Oettinger (1953), and Lian Ross (1962). After him are Amalie Dietrich (1821), Hedwig Kohn (1887), Susanne Lothar (1960), Grete Hermann (1901), Michael Gwisdek (1942), and Timo Glock (1982).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 184Before him are Heinz Kubsch (1930), Wolfgang Kleff (1946), Dieter Herzog (1946), Heinz Strehl (1938), Christoph Metzelder (1980), and Werner Krämer (1940). After him are Jens Jeremies (1974), Willy Busch (1907), Eike Immel (1960), Hans Schwartz (1913), Friedel Lutz (1939), and Karl-Heinz Körbel (1954).