Yasin Öztekin

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Yasin Öztekin
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Personal information
Full name Yasin Öztekin
Date of birth (1987-03-19) 19 March 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Dortmund, West Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Galatasaray
Number 7
Youth career
1994–1996 Alemannia Scharnhorst
1996–2006 Borussia Dortmund
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Borussia Dortmund II 110 (17)
2008–2009 Borussia Dortmund 1 (0)
2011–2012 Gençlerbirliği 50 (8)
2012–2013 Trabzonspor 26 (3)
2013–2014 Kayseri Erciyesspor 28 (6)
2014– Galatasaray 54 (13)
National team
2015– Turkey 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 September 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 June 2015

Yasin Öztekin (Turkish pronunciation: [ˈjasin ˈøztecin]; born 19 March 1987) is a Turkish professional football player who plays as a winger for Galatasaray in the Süper Lig, and Turkey national team. He has previously played in Borussia Dortmund's academy and youth teams.[1]

Club career[edit]

Borussia Dortmund[edit]

Yasin Oztekin played his youth career in Borussia Dortmund II from 2006 to 2010. During 2010-2011 season Yasin Oztekin was offered a role in the A squad but later was sent to the youth team of Dortmund.

Gençlerbirliği[edit]

On January 5, 2011, Yasin Oztekin signed a deal with Gençlerbirliği for 21 years on a free transfer. On January 12, 2011, he played his first game in the campaign's against Bucaspor and January 16, 2011, he scored an own goal in the campaign's against Yeni Malatyaspor. Yasin played 50 games in 1.5 years and scored 8 league goals, which later attracted bigger clubs to target Yasin in the transfer market.

Trabzonspor[edit]

On May 22, 2012, Yasin Oztekin had signed a 4-year deal with Trabzonspor on a free transfer. While playing for Trabzonspor he played 23 games and scored only 3 goals during 2012-2013 Turkish Super League season.

Kayseri Erciyesspor[edit]

On July 22, 2013, Yasin Oztekin was sent to Kayseri Erciyesspor for a fee of 417 Euros and signed a contract for 3 years. During that season Yasin had played 28 league matches and was able to score 6 goals.

Galatasaray[edit]

On August 8, 2014, Yasin Oztekin was sold to the Turkish giants Galatasaray for a fee of 2.5 million Euros and signed a contract for 4 years. On February 21, 2015, Yasin scored a fantastic goal in the 9th minute against Sivasspor. On April 5, 2015, Yasin Scored his second goal of the season against Kardemir Karabükspor. On May 12, 2015, Yasin scored an incredible goal in the 16th minute winning over Mersin İdman Yurdu. On May 24, 2015, Yasin scored a critical goal in the 11th minute against Beşiktaş, which led to the win over Besiktas and won the 2014-2015 Turkish Super League.

International career[edit]

On June 8, 2015, he made his international debut for Turkey in a 4-0 home friendly win against Bulgaria. He played the first half before being substituted for his club teammate Selçuk İnan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Öztekin, Yasin" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 

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