Aydın warming up for Eskişehirspor in 2014
|Full name||Okan Aydın|
|Date of birth||8 May 1994|
|Place of birth||Leverkusen, Germany|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|–2002||SV 07 Setterich|
|2002–2012||Bayer 04 Leverkusen|
|2012–2013||Bayer 04 Leverkusen II||28||(5)|
|2012–2013||Bayer 04 Leverkusen||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2017.
He went through Bayer Leverkusen's youth ranks and eventually made his Bundesliga debut in October 2012 in a 2–2 draw with Mainz 05, as a substitute for Simon Rolfes. On 6 September 2013, he joined Eskişehirspor on a three-year contract. After not being able to establish himself at the Turkish club and earning only a single cap during the 2013–14 season, he moved back to Germany and joined 3. Liga side Rot-Weiß Erfurt. There he signed a one-year contract including a two-year extension clause.
Aydın played for the Turkey national under-19 football team, which won the silver medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey. He also represented Turkey at the 2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Aydin also represented Germany at the 2011 U17 World Cup where he helped Germany obtain third place after losing a dramatic overtime game in the semifinals to the eventual champions and hosts Mexico.
- "Okan Aydin". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
- "Aydin, Okan" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
- "Eskisehirspor sign Bayer 04 Leverkusen winger Okan Aydin". 6 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
- "Rot-Weiß verpflichtet Okan Aydin" [Red-White signs Okan Aydin] (in German). Rot-Weiß Erfurt. 1 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
- "Gomez the hero for mighty Mexico". FIFA.com. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
- Turkish Football Federation profile
- Okan Aydın – UEFA competition record
- Okan Aydın – FIFA competition record
- Okan Aydın at fussballdaten.de (in German)
- Okan Aydın at Soccerway
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