Turkey national football team

Turkey national football team
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The Turkish national football team (2016)
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Nuri Şahin is the youngest player to have made a goal.

The Turkish national football team is the national football team of the Republic of Turkey and is worked by the Turkish Football Federation. They are in association with UEFA.

Turkey has a footballing tradition that has been good and bad. In World Cup competition Turkey has qualified three times for the 1950, 1954, and 2002 editions. Turkey failed to make an appearance for the 1950 World Cup because they withdrew.

Turkey made it to the semi-finals during the UEFA Euro 2008, but then lost to Germany.

Current Squad

2011

Most appearances

Updated on October 1, 2011

# Name Caps Goals
1 Rüştü Reçber 120 0
2 Hakan Şükür 112 51
3 Bülent Korkmaz 102 2
4 Tugay Kerimoğlu 94 2
5 Alpay Özalan 90 4
6 Tuncay Şanlı 80 22
7 Emre Belözoğlu 78 8
8 Ogün Temizkanoglu 76 5
9 Abdullah Ercan 71 0
10 Oğuz Çetin 70 3
  • Players in bold are still active.

Top scorers

Updated on October 1, 2011

# Name Goals Caps
1 Hakan Şükür
51
112
2 Tuncay Şanlı
22
80
3 Lefter Küçükandonyadis
21
46
4 Metin Oktay
19
36
5 Cemil Turan
19
44
6 Nihat Kahveci
19
69
7 Zeki Rıza Sporel
15
16
8 Arda Turan
12
46
9 Ertuğrul Sağlam
11
26
10 Arif Erdem
11
60
  • Players in bold are still active.

Recent Games

Date Home Team Result Away Team
November 15, 2012 23x15px Croatia 0 – 0 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey
February 29, 2012 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey 1 – 2 23x15px Slovakia
May 24, 2012 23x15px Georgia 1 – 3 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey
May 29, 2012 23x15px Bulgaria 0 – 2 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey
June 2, 2012 23x15px Portugal 1 – 3 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey
June 5, 2012 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey 2 – 0 23x15px Ukraine
August 15, 2012 23x15px Austria 2 – 0 Turkeyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Turkey Turkey


  • Green means that the team won.
  • Yellow means the team had a draw.
  • Red means the team lost.


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