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</tr> </table> Emre Can (born 12 January 1994) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bayern Munich II in the Regionalliga.

Club career

Emre Can plays as a midfielder for Bayern Munich II in the Regionalliga, which is the fourth German league, after being relegated from the 3. Fußball-Liga in the 2010–11 season. He has yet to make his Bundesliga debut, although even Bayern Munich chairman Uli Hoeneß confirms that Can is "the midfielder of the future and a jewel for Bayern Munich".

International career

Youth Football Teams

Can received call-ups for the German U15, U16 and U17 youth football teams. In the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Can captained the German squad that won third place, they won six out of seven games and were beaten only by tournament winner and host Mexico by 2–3. In that semifinal match, Can scored his only goal of the tournament: he started a solo dribble in the centre of the pitch, ran past three Mexican players and netted the 2–1 for Germany. He was given the nickname "Skipper" by national youth coach Steffen Freund.[1]

Because of his Turkish ancestry Can is also eligible to play for the Turkey national football team, but he stated he "likes playing for Germany very much, and wants to make it in the DFB".[2][3][4]

References

  1. FCB-Juwel (17): Er heißt Can und kann fast alles! (German). tz-online.de (22 June 2011). Retrieved on 2 March 2012.
  2. Emre Can: Ich will für Deutschland spielen! (German). tz-online.de (14 July 2011). Retrieved on 2 March 2012.
  3. Nach Samed Yesil bekennt sich auch Emre Can zu Deutschland (German). Deutsch-tuerkische-nachrichten.de (14 July 2011). Retrieved on 2 March 2012.
  4. "Platz 3 gibt mir Selbstvertrauen für Bayern". Sport1.de (13 July 2011). Retrieved on 2 March 2012.

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Emre Can
Personal information
Full nameEmre Can
Date of birth (1994-01-12) 12 January 1994 (age 23)
Place of birthFrankfurt am Main, Germany
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionDefender/Midfielder
Club information
Current clubBayern Munich II
Number15
Youth career
0000–2009Eintracht Frankfurt
2009–2011Bayern Munich
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011–Bayern Munich II17(1)
National team
Germany U-151(0)
Germany U-168(2)
Germany U-1722(3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 June 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:59, 27 July 2011 (UTC)
FC Bayern Munich – current squad
FC Bayern Munich II – current squad
Fritz Walter Medal (Under-17)
Gold
Silver
Bronze
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