Tunay Torun

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Tunay Torun
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Torun at practice with VfB Stuttgart in 2012.
Personal information
Full name Tunay Torun
Date of birth (1990-04-21) 21 April 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Hamburg, West Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Kasımpaşa
Number 55
Youth career
1996–2006 FC St. Pauli
2006–2007 Hamburger SV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Hamburger SV II 47 (16)
2008–2011 Hamburger SV 27 (2)
2011–2012 Hertha BSC 20 (4)
2012–2013 VfB Stuttgart 9 (0)
2014– Kasımpaşa 26 (4)
National team
2005 Turkey U15 2 (0)
2007 Turkey U16 4 (1)
2006–2007 Turkey U17 14 (11)
2007–2008 Turkey U18 9 (3)
2008–2009 Turkey U19 13 (6)
2008–2011 Turkey U21 5 (0)
2014– Turkey U23 1 (3)
2011– Turkey 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 March 2014

Tunay Torun (Turkish pronunciation: [tunaj toɾun], born 21 April 1990) is a Turkish footballer who plays for Turkish Süper Lig club Kasımpaşa as a forward.

Career[edit]

At the age of 16 he moved from FC St. Pauli to the youth side of Hamburger SV. In November 2007, Torun signed a professional contract but was still kept with the youth team for the rest of the season. He made his Bundesliga debut on 23 August 2008, against Karlsruher SC assisting the game-winning goal. He first scored for HSV on 28 November 2009 in an away match against 1. FSV Mainz 05.

After three Bundesliga seasons with his hometown club, he moved to Hertha BSC during the 2011 summer transfer window.[1]

For the 2012–13 season he moved to VfB Stuttgart.[2]

On 6 January 2014 Torun joined Kasımpaşa.

International career[edit]

Torun holds both Turkish and German citizenships. Despite invitations from the German youth team he chose to represent Turkey on international level. He was promoted from the Turkish U17 team to the Under-21s in August 2009.[3] Torun made his debut for the Turkish senior side in a friendly against South Korea on 9 February 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hertha verpflichtet Tunay Torun" [Hertha sign Tunay Torun]. official website (in German). Hertha BSC. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "VfB sign Tunay Torun". official website. VfB Stuttgart. 6 June 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ümit Millilerin, Gürcistan maçı aday kadrosu açıklandı" (in Turkish). tff.org. Retrieved 17 November 2009. 

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