Ferdi Elmas

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Ferdi Elmas
Personal information
Full name Ferdi Can Elmas
Date of birth (1985-02-13) 13 February 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Left wing / Central midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 RKC Waalwijk 9 (0)
2005–2008 Çaykur Rizespor 45 (4)
2007–2008 Ankaraspor (loan) 9 (1)
2008–2009 Galatasaray 0 (0)
2010–2011 Karabükspor 24 (2)
2011–2012 Karşıyaka 8 (0)
2013 FC Baku 6 (0)
2015 Gaziantep BB 0 (0)
2016 Manisa BB 5 (0)
National team
2001 Netherlands U17 3 (2)
2006–2007 Turkey U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 August 2016 (UTC).

Ferdi Elmas (born 13 February 1985 in Amsterdam, Netherlands) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a winger.

Club career[edit]

He qualifies for both Dutch and Turkish citizenship as his mother is Dutch and his father is Turkish. Formerly, he played for Ajax for over nine years in his youth, having come through the ranks of the club's elite Youth Team. He continued his career in Dutch football after transferring to RKC Waalwijk. In 2004 he moved to Çaykur Rizespor, before completing a loan switch to Ankaraspor. During the summer transfer window of 2008, the Istanbul giants Galatasaray signed the player on a 3-year deal, expiring in June 2011. The transfer was a player-swap, with Uğur Akdemir being the player who left the team.

He typically plays in the central midfield, however he has been playing on the left hand side at times, for instance for the Ankaraspor club.

He was released by Galatasaray S.K. after a season after signing and signed a new deal with Turkish First Division team Karabükspor. In 2013 he was playing for FK Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League.



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