Arda Turan Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Arda Turan

Nick Name

Arda

Arda Turan during a press conference for Turkey on June 16, 2016 in Nice, France
Arda Turan during a press conference for Turkey on June 16, 2016 in Nice, France

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey

Nationality

Turkish

Education

Unknown

Occupation

Professional Footballer

Family

  • Father – Adnan Turan
  • Mother – Yuksel Turan
  • Siblings – Okan Turan (Brother)

Manager

Arda is signed with Foot & Ball.

Position

Attacking Midfielder

Shirt Number

7

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Arda Turan dated –

  • Dilara Oztunc (2007-2008) – In the period from 2007 until 2008, Arda was in a relationship with Turkish actress Dilara Oztunc.
  • Sinem Kobal (2009-2013) – In 2009, Turan commenced dating the Turkish actress Sinem Kobal. The couple engaged on December 25, 2012, but eventually split up in 2013.
  • Selin Imer (2012) – In 2012, Turan was RUMORed for having a fling with Selin Imer.
  • Idil Firat (2014) – In 2014, Arda dated with Turkish socialite Idil Firat.
  • Aslihan Dogan (2015-Present) – Turan began dating Aslihan Dogan in May 2015. The couple is still together.
Arda Turan and Aslihan Dogan
Arda Turan and Aslihan Dogan

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Beard

Measurements

Arda Turan’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 42.5 in or 108 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
  • Waist – 31.5 in or 80 cm
Arda Turan shirtless body
Arda Turan shirtless body

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Arda has signed endorsement contract with Nike.

Religion

Arda is a Muslim.

Best Known For

Being the first Turkish player ever to win the La Liga trophy. He is most recognized for his skills such as ball control, technique and court vision.

First Football Match

On January 22, 2005, Arda played his first professional match for Galatasaray against Bursaspor.

He debuted for Atletico Madrid on August 28, 2011 in a game against CA Osasuna. Turan came in as a substitute in the second half.

Arda had his UEFA Europa League debut on September 15, 2011 against Celtic.

On January 6, 2016, Turan debuted for FC Barcelona in a match against RCD Espanyol.

Strengths

  • Technique
  • Vision
  • Passing
  • Holding on the ball
  • Defensive contribution

Weaknesses

He has no significant weaknesses.

First Film

In 2013, Arda appeared in the Turkish comedy Hükümet Kadin 2 as Arda Turan.

First TV Show

Other than football matches itself, Turan has not been seen in any other TV show.

Personal Trainer

Arda’s personal trainer is not known.

Arda Turan Favorite Things

Turan’s favorite things are not known.

Arda Turan FC Barcelona and UC Sampdoria August 2016
Arda Turan in action during a match between FC Barcelona and UC Sampdoria on August 10, 2016 in Barcelona

Arda Turan Facts

  1. He began his football career at Galatasaray’s youth categories. Turan was added to Galatasaray’s first team by Gheorghe Hagi during 2004-2005 season.
  2. At the age of 21, he captained for Galatasaray.
  3. On August 9, 2011, Arda joined Atletico Madrid for a price of 12 million euros. At that time, Arda was the most expensive Turkish player of all-time.
  4. On July 6, 2015, Turan was transferred to FC Barcelona after he signed a five-year deal worth 34 million euros plus 7 million in variables.
  5. On May 25, 2008, Arda achieved his first goal for Turkey in a friendly match against Uruguay.
  6. He loves when he is compared with Lionel Messi who Arda thinks is the greatest player in the world.
  7. On November 16, 2008, during a match against Istanbul BB, he fainted on the football pitch. He was immediately sent to the hospital and it was determined that he suffered from cardiac arrhythmia.
  8. Arda is a passionate car lover. He owns Aston Martin DB9 and Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.
  9. Turan has been involved in numerous charities for sick children.
  10. On May 11, 2014, Arda was made the goodwill ambassador for Khojaly Massacre.
  11. Arda appeared on the cover of the video game FIFA 15 in Turkey along with the Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi.
  12. In 2010, he was voted the third most popular European footballer of 2009 and 14th most popular in the world by IFFHS.
  13. Follow Turan on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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