Who is Arda Guler? His Life and Football Career

Arda Guler caught attention with his successful performance in the international match of Türkiye and soon became one of the popular football players in the world. People want to know more about not only the football career but also the private life of the successful football player, who has made a name for himself with the goals he scored in the Wales-Turkey game played as part of the EURO 2024 Qualifiers. “Where is Arda Guler from? and “How old is he” are one of the most frequently asked questions about his private life. 


Our article includes details on the private life of Arda Guler, the young football player who has managed to play in the national team for the first time at the age of 17, and answers to the questions, including who and how old he is and where he is from. 




Who is Arda Guler? 

The private life of Arda Guler, one of the football players whose star has recently started to rise, is a matter of interest for football-lovers. His age is one of the most asked questions about Arda Guler.     



Arda Guler, who was born in Ankara on February 25, 2005, is 18 years old now. The talented player began his football career in the youth team of Genclerbirligi at the age of 9, and at the age of 14, he was discovered by Fenerbahce and called up to the youth team. In 2019, Guler started to play in the U16 team of the Fenerbahce, and two years later, he was promoted to the U19 team. The young football player, who was promoted to the A team in July 2021, is famous for his excellent use of his left foot.    


Football Career

Arda Guler, who served as a ball boy in the Super League Season 2017 - 2018, still climbs the career ladder fast, thanks to his football talent. Arda Guler was transferred by Fenerbahce from the youth team of Genclerbirligi in February 2019, and successfully made a name for himself in the European football arena for his remarkable performance. The young football player started his football career as a ball boy, and 5 years later, he started to appear on the European stage after he was transferred to Real Madrid. 


Transfer History

  • The real journey of Arda Guler, who started to play in Europe after his short career in the Super League, started when he was transferred to Fenerbahçe on February 20, 2019 at the age of 13. 
  • The talented football player, who was initially called up to the youth team of Fenerbahce, signed a contract with Fenerbahce on January 13, 2021, when he was only 15 years old.
  • The path of Guler, who was eligible to play for the national A team for his superior performance, crossed with Real Madrid, 2.5 years after signing his first contract.
  • The football player, who made his appearance in the jersey of Fenerbahce against Medipol Basaksehir on March 3, 2019, played in the U15, U16 and U19 teams in 2019, 2020 and 2021, respectively. 
  • The game that was played against Fraport TAV Antalyaspor in Kadikoy in the season 2021 - 2022 season was the first game he played in the Super League. At the age of 16, Arda Guler got into the game in minute 86 and assisted a goal.
  • Having played in 20 league and 5 Ziraat Turkish Cup games in the jersey of Fenerbahce in the season 2022 - 2023, the talented football player pleased his team and fans with his successes.
  • In 32 games he played in the Spor Toto Super League, Guler scored 7 goals.  
  • Having made his first appearance in the National Team in 2022, Arda Guler was called up to the National Team for the games against Scotland and Czech Republic in November.
  • Arda Guler, who once again gained the admiration of football lovers with the fantastic goal he scored in minute 80 of the game that was played against Wales in Samsun, received transfer offers from two major European teams, Barcelona and Real Madrid. 
  • Having signed a contract with Real Madrid, Guler aims to make his name even more well-known on the international football stage by taking this huge step in his career.


The young talented player has already been imprinted on memories as the first Turkish football player to be transferred to Real Madrid after receiving training in the youth team in his own country in the season 2022 - 2023.

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