Midfielder who has gained fame for his club career playing around the world, including for Beşiktaş JK since 2015. He previously earned caps for Hamburger SV of the 2 Bundesliga.
He played in Borussia Dortmund's youth academy between 2003-2009.
He helped lead Beşiktaş JK to Super Lig titles in 2016 and 2017. He earned caps for Germany's U-21 squad between 2012-2013.
He has one brother named Koray.
He and Tolga Zengin have played as teammates for Beşiktaş J.K.