Arda Turan

Galatasaray AS Football Player -- Galatasaraylı Arda, 10 numaralı formasıyla Kaptan Arda

Arda Turan (born 30 January 1987) is a Turkish footballer who plays for Galatasaray and the Turkish national team. At the age of 22, prior to the 2009–10 season he was made the captain of Galatasaray. Arda already has over 40 senior national caps and 10 goals for Turkey, and following a successful Euro 2008 campaign, he was ranked 8th in a selection of the 100 Best Young Football Players in the World, published by Spanish magazine Don Balón in July 2008. In January 2010, Arda was voted as the most popular European footballer of 2009, and the second most popular footballer in the world, by the IFFHS.