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Hakan Çalhanoğlu

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Hakan Çalhanoğlu (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈhaːkan ˈtʃaɫhanoːɫu], born 8 February 1994) is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Turkey national team, which he captains. He is well renowned as a free kick specialist, known for being effective from a multitude of angles and distances. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hakan Çalhanoğlu has received more than 2,568,140 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Hakan Çalhanoğlu is the 1,633rd most popular soccer player (up from 2,562nd in 2019), the 3,686th most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,798th in 2019) and the 116th most popular German Soccer Player.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 1,633 out of 16,880Before him are Claudio López, Grafite, André-Pierre Gignac, Edmond Delfour, Valeri Karpin, and Đorđe Vujadinović. After him are Serhiy Rebrov, Harry Kane, František Veselý, Ludovic Giuly, Cristian Chivu, and Tomislav Crnković.

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Among people born in 1994, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 11Before him are Memphis Depay, J-Hope, Kenneth Zohore, Dakota Fanning, Harry Styles, and Kai. After him are Dimash Kudaibergen, Marquinhos, Yuzuru Hanyu, Sulli, Benjamin Mendy, and Otto Warmbier.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 3,686 out of 6,142Before him are Jacques Loeb (1859), Louis IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Marburg (1537), Wilhelm Gesenius (1786), Moritz Cantor (1829), Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke (1835), and Jörg Immendorff (1945). After him are Dorothee Sölle (1929), Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern (1924), Brigitte Hamann (1940), Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1825), Adolf Bernhard Marx (1795), and Edgar Reitz (1932).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Hakan Çalhanoğlu ranks 116Before him are İlkay Gündoğan (1990), Karlheinz Förster (1958), Stanislaus Kobierski (1910), Alfred Bickel (1918), Fritz Szepan (1907), and Hans Bauer (1927). After him are Leroy Sané (1996), Thorsten Fink (1967), Reinhard Libuda (1943), Bernhard Cullmann (1949), Karl Mai (1928), and Loris Karius (1993).