Turkish soccer player best known for winning titles with teams like Trabzonspor and Galatasaray SK. He began competing for the senior Turkish national team in 2007.
He was signed by the local Turkish club Karaagacspor at age fourteen.
He had the most assists of any player for the 2011-12 Super Lig season and was named Super Lig Player of the Year.
He has two older sisters.
He has been coached by Cesare Prandelli as a member of Galatasaray SK.