Hakan Şükür

Football, Football player

1971 –

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Who is Hakan Şükür?

Hakan Şükür is a retired Turkish footballer who played as a striker. He spent the majority of his professional career with Galatasaray, being a three-time Gol Kralı, representing the club in three different spells and winning a total of 14 major titles.

Şükür represented Turkey a total of 112 times, scoring 51 goals, making him the nation's top goalscorer and 19th in the world. One of the most prolific strikers of the modern era, he netted 383 goals throughout his club career, as well as the fastest ever in a World Cup, in 2002. He retired from football in 2008, only scoring once in single digits for his main team in 13 seasons; nicknamed the "Bull of the Bosphorus", he was renowned for his heading ability.

In 2011 general elections, he became one of AK Parti's Istanbul MPs.

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Born
Sep 1, 1971
Adapazarı
Also known as
  • Hakan Sukur
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  • Turkey
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  • Adapazarı

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on July 23, 2013

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