Hamit Altıntop

Midfielder, Football player

1982 –

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Who is Hamit Altıntop?

Hamit Altıntop is a Turkish professional footballer who plays for Galatasaray in the Süper Lig. He is a versatile midfielder who can play either in a defending or attacking role and on both flanks. He is well known for his flair of long-shot ability. He is the identical twin brother of footballer Halil Altıntop, who was born 10 minutes after Hamit.

Altıntop was part of the Turkey squad that reached the semi-finals of Euro 2008. After the tournament he was voted as part of the 23-man Team of the tournament awards. He won the 2010 FIFA Puskás Award for scoring the best goal of the season in an UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying match against Kazakhstan in a 3–0 win for his country.

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Born
Dec 8, 1982
Gelsenkirchen
Also known as
  • Hamit Altintop
Siblings
Nationality
  • Turkey
  • Germany
  • West Germany
Profession
Lived in
  • Gelsenkirchen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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