Nationality : Turkish
Date Of Birth : 08/02/1994
Height : 1.78m
Weight : 76kg
Hakan Çalhanoğlu is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Milan and the Turkish national team. He began his career at Karlsruher SC in 2011, a team in the 2. Bundesliga. He then switched to Bundesliga team Hamburger SV in 2013. After having a standout season he moved to Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 2014. He played for Leverkusen for three seasons and scored 28 goals in 115 appearances. In 2017, he moved to Milan where he has made 119 appearances and scored 19 goals so far.
Although Çalhanoğlu was born in Germany he chose to represent Turkey at international level. He has represented Turkey at under-16 level onwards. He made his senior international debut in 2013 in a World Cup qualifier. He has made 51 appearances for Turkey and scored 11 goals.