Tümer Metin

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Tümer Metin
Personal information
Full name Tümer Metin
Date of birth (1974-10-14) October 14, 1974 (age 39)
Place of birth Zonguldak, Turkey
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder, Left Winger
Youth career
1993–1994 Kilimli Belediyespor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 Zonguldakspor 61 (13)
1997–2001 Samsunspor 94 (13)
2001–2006 Beşiktaş 134 (32)
2006–2008 Fenerbahçe 67 (21)
2008 Larissa (loan) 9 (5)
2009–2011 Larissa 70 (18)
2011 Kerkyra 5 (1)
National team
2003–2009 Turkey 26 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 January 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Tümer Metin (born October 14, 1974) is a retired Turkish international footballer. He played as an attacking midfielder.

Metin was born in Zonguldak. After playing for four years at Samsunspor, he was transferred to Beşiktaş J.K., along with team-mate İlhan Mansız in 2001. He signed a contract with Fenerbahçe in June 2006 after spending five years at Beşiktaş.

Metin's star shone brightly in Europe during the UEFA Cup 2006-07 Round of 32 tie against AZ Alkmaar. In the first leg in Istanbul Metin contributed the Yellow Canaries' first goal as well as the equalizing brace which made the final score 3–3. The second brace was much more spectacular in that his run came from just within the midfield line and his shot, a cracker from the top corner of the 16 yard box, was placed precisely in the top corner of the goal. Metin also scored the opening goal in the reverse fixture in Alkmaar, a precise curling shot into the side netting, but unfortunately for him the result of the match was 2–2, sending Fenerbahçe out of the competition via away goals.

During the January 2008 transfer window, Fenerbahçe sent Metin to Greek Super League side Larissa, with the loan period to expire in June 2008. So far Metin has found success in Greece, even scoring his first goal in his debut for the new outfit. On August 9, 2011 he signed a 1-year contract with Kerkyra. He announced his retirement on December 9, 2011.

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Turkey

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