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Hakan Çalhanoğlu: Current Club, Height, Wife, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast.

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Hakan Çalhanoğlu was born on 8th February 1994 to the family of Huseyin Calhanoglu and Naime Calhanoglu in Mannheim, Germany. Hakan is a Turkish professional footballer. He plays the role of an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Turkey national football team, which he also captains. He is popularly known as a free kick specialist, and as well regard for being effective from a multitude of angles and distances.

He started 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. He played for three seasons there, and scored a tptal number of twenty-eight (28) goals in 115 official appearances. In 2017, he signed for Milan for an initial €20 million fee. In the summer of 2021, he joined city rivals Inter Milan on a free transfer.

Lateron, He opted to represent Turkey at international level, from under-16 level onwards. He made his senior appearance in 2013 and was part of their squad at UEFA Euro 2016 and Euro 2020.

During UEFA Euro 2020, he played against Italy on 12th and Wales on June 16th, 2021. He also played a match between Turkey and Switzerland on June 20th, 2021.

Full Name:Hakan Çalhanoğlu
Current club:Serie A club Inter Milan, the Turkey national football team.
Born:February 8, 1994
Place of Birth: Mannheim, Germany.
Nationality:German, Turkey
Height:5 feet 9 inches
Parents:Huseyin Calhanoglu (father) and Naime Calhanoglu (mother)
Siblings:Muhammed Calhanoglu
Wife • Spouse:Sinem Gündoğdu
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Children: Liya Calhanoglu and Ayaz Calhanoglu
Occupation:Football player
Net Worth:$12 million.
Achievements: Karlsruher Sc player of the year 2012/2013
Karlsruher Sc Baden Cup Winner 2012/2013
Karlsruher Sc German Third Tier Champion 2012/2013
Inter Milan Italian Super Cup Winner 2021/2022 and 2022/2023
Inter Milan Italian Cup Winner 2021/2022.

Early Life & Education

Hakan Çalhanoğlu was born on 8th February 1994 to the family of Huseyin Calhanoglu and Naime Calhanoglu in Mannheim, Germany.

Hakan developed interest in football at a very young age, which he started with his brother mohammed and other children in the street of Mannheim.

At age seven, his father enrolled him in a local institute.

At first it was’nt easy for hakan as he finds it difficult to follow trainers’s intructions

At the age of eight, Hakan joined Karlsruher SC in the 2. Bundesliga in February 2012 after he was promoted from the under-19 team, although they were relegated to the 3. Liga at the end of his first season. He signed a four-year deal to join Hamburger SV in the 2012 summer transfer window, being loaned back to Karlsruhe for another season. In that season on loan, he helped the team win the third division and return to the second tier.

In 2013, Hakan relocated to Hamburger SV with his parents in order to be more exposed.

Personal Life

Hakan Çalhanoğlu was born on 8th February 1994 to the family of Huseyin Calhanoglu and Naime Calhanoglu in Mannheim, Germany.

Hakan married his childhood lover named Sinem Gündoğdu, in Mannheim, in 2017. Rumor had it that the couple had marital problems, because of which Hakan decided to file for divorce, but in 2018, the couple reportedly made up. In March 2019, they both welcomed their daughter, named Liya, which was born in Mannheim.

After two years, they welcomed their son named Ayaz Calhanoglu in 2021.

Hakan have a brother named Muhammed. Muhammed is also a professional footballer. The younger Hakan was also formed at Waldhof Mannheim and Karlsruher SC, and went on to play in the lower divisions of Austrian and Turkish football. Similarly, his cousin Kerim Çalhanoğlu is also a footballer, and also played for Waldhof Mannheim.

In January 2017, Hakan posted a video to Twitter supporting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ahead of the 2017 Turkish constitutional referendum. Bayer Leverkusen spokesman Dirk Mesch confirmed the club discussed the tweet with Çalhanoğlu.

On 11 October 2019, following Cenk Tosun’s goal in a 1–0 home win over Albania in a Euro 2020 qualifier, Hakan was one of the Turkish players who participated in a “military salute” goal celebration. That same day, he stated his open support for the Turkish offensive into north-eastern Syria with a post on Twitter, which drew criticism from numerous Italian football fans on social media.


Hakan started his football career with Hamburger SV as the team opened the season with a 3-3 draw match at Schalke 04. Hakan started the match and was replaced by Dennis Aogo after 74 minutes. He scored his first goal for the club on 31st August, in a 4-0 home win over Eintracht Braunschweig; after replacing goal scorer Rafael van der Vaart in the 79th minute, he scored a minute later and then scored again with a free kick.

On 5 Feburary 2014, Hakan signed a two year extension to his hamburg contract, to keep him at the club until 2018. On 20 February, he scored a 41-yard free kick, agaisnt Borussia Dortmund in a 3-0 win, which ened Hamburg’s bad run.
In his full season at hamburg, the team finished in 16th, and won a play-off against Greuther Furth on away goals to maintain their honour as the only team to feature in every season of the top flight. Hakan opted to play for Turkey, qualifying for them through his family’s origins in Trabzon. He played for the country at youth international level, including the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup on home soil. Turkey reached the last 16 before elimination by France. In their second group game on 28 June, Hakan scored Turkey’s equaliser in a 2–1 win over Australia at the Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium in his ancestral city.

Hakan made his senior international appearance on 6 September 2013 in a World Cup qualifier in Kayseri, replacing Gökhan Töre for the last eight minutes of a 5–0 win against Andorra in Fatih Terim’s first match back in charge. He made his first start on 25 May 2014 in a 2–1 friendly win against the Republic of Ireland at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, making way for Olcan Adın after 61 minutes.

Hakan was sharing a hotel room with national team defender Ömer Toprak in October 2013 after a World Cup qualifying defeat to the Netherlands, when Gökhan Töre and an unknown armed friend entered the room, and threatened both roommates at gunpoint, ostensibly due to Töre’s ex-girlfriend dating a friend of Toprak. The incident was hidden from Turkish media, but Hakan revealed it to Germany’s ZDF television channel. Töre did not return to the national team until October 2014, when both Hakan and Toprak were injured. The following month, with both players back to fitness and form, both were left out by Terim for a friendly against Brazil and a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match against Kazakhstan while Töre remained. Hakan questioned his omission from the team, while Terim defended his own decision and said that Töre deserved to be forgiven. In June 2015, Hakan and Töre reconciled.

On 31 March 2015, Hakan scored his first international goal in a 2–1 friendly win away to Luxembourg, a 30-yard strike with three minutes remaining. He scored two more in a 4–0 home friendly win over Bulgaria on 8 June, the latter being a free kick. His first outstanding goal came on 10 October, a cross which secured a 2–0 away win over the Czech Republic in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying event.

Hakan became the first Turk to score against England, in the 11th match between the two nations, a friendly at the City of Manchester Stadium on 22 May 2016. He equalised in the 2–1 defeat. On 22 March 2019, Hakan scored the second goal of Turkey’s 2–0 victory over Albania in their opening UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier.

On 22 June 2021, Hakan signed a three-year contract with Serie A club Inter Milan, the city-rival of his previous club, on a free transfer.

Hakan scored and assisted a goal on his Inter Milan appearance, a 4–0 win over Genoa on the opening day of the 2021–2022 Serie A season. He went on to score a total number of seven goals and acquired twelve assists in the league, and scored in the Coppa Italia final victory against Juventus, but it was his former team Milan that went on to lift the league title. On 4 October 2022, he scored his first Champions League goal with Inter in a 1–0 win over Barcelona.

Net Worth

Hakan Çalhanoğlu has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Hakan Çalhanoğlu has an astonished net worth of $12 million.

Social Media

Hakan Çalhanoğlu as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.

  • @Hakan Çalhanoğlu (@hakancalhanoglu) is his Instagram handle.
  • @Hakan Çalhanoğlu (@hakanc10) is his Twitter handle.
  • @Hakan Çalhanoğlu (@hakancalhanogluofficial) is his Facebook.

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