Who doesn't like knowing about sports figure that you see on TV or in the magazine, right? Maybe, you've just known about them through sports websites, or may have been a long time dedicated fan. One of them is Emre Can, a footballer of 22 years of age, who has been active since at the professional level since 2000. He is German by nationality but is Turkish in ethnicity.
Let's find out more about this sportstar through the short bio compiled from various sources below. Can is a professional footballer playing as a midfielder for the famous English club Liverpool. Born on 1994 to Turkish parents he spent most of his early years in Germany.
From the very tender age of six, he joined the SV Blau-Gelb club in Frankfurt and in no time was in the youth academy of Eintracht Frankfurt. His excellent football skills, especially in midfield and defence, led him to great success on the field. He was signed by FC Bayern Munich in 2009.
He made his debut in 2012 for Bayer’s first team in DFL-Supercup. He has represented Germany in many Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 matches also. Born to Turkish parents and having freedom to choose either Turkey or Germany, he says he like playing for the German team only.
Getting signed by the Liverpool was a very important part of his football career. First, he played as a substitute player and sadly he did not get a chance to play but later he made a debut in a 3-1 defeat against Manchester City in the 2014-2015 season.
He has won many titles from the very start of his career from Bayer Munich, his transfer to Bayer Leverkusen, and finally Liverpool. The teams that he has been a part of having won the Champions League, German Champion, German Supercup winner and much more. With a height of 184m and having a finely tuned body, he fits in perfectly for the defensive midfielder act. He wears the jersey number 23 for Liverpool.
Can has been active in professional football for quite some time now, and it is sure that he must have won many fans and followers in this long career. Even then, it is of utmost importance for every sportstar to create a virtual image and goodwill these days by interacting with their fans on social media.
His Instagram page has over 800 thousand followers, but there is no trace of his official twitter page. He also has a page on ESPN, and you could actually follow him on all of these websites to stay updated on what's happening in his personal as well as professional life.
A celebrity's success is to be measured by the lives they have touched and impacted on; still it is necessary to know how successful they have been, financially. Can's net worth is $66 million, and his yearly salary is close to $16 million.
Money aside, the height of his passion for anything he does is beyond measure. After all, he has been a part of some exciting football action over the years. His efforts and versatility as a footballer rightly deserve all the recognition and fame that he has acquired so far.
Can's picture with his girlfriend Maria Cataleya (with whom he has been dating for quite some time now), have been circulating around the internet. Do check them out!