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Hasan Ali Kaldırım (Turkish pronunciation: [hasan ali kaɫdɯɾɯm], born 9 December 1989) is a Turkish footballer who plays as a left wingback for Fenerbahçe in the Süper Lig. He is also a youth international, earning caps for the Turkey U-19, U-20, and U-21 levels.[1]

Hasan Ali Kaldırım
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Kaldırım in 2016
Personal information
Full name Hasan Ali Kaldırım
Date of birth (1989-12-09) 9 December 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Neuwied, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left wingback
Club information
Current team
Number 3
Youth career
2005–2006 TuS Koblenz
2006–2008 1. FC Kaiserslautern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 1. FC Kaiserslautern II 43 (2)
2009–2010 1. FSV Mainz 05 II 19 (1)
2010–2012 Kayserispor 72 (0)
2012– Fenerbahçe 152 (5)
National team
2008 Turkey U19 1 (1)
2008 Turkey U20 2 (0)
2009–2010 Turkey U21 7 (1)
2011 Turkey A2 2 (0)
2012– Turkey 30 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 March 2019

Early yearsEdit

Born to Turkish parents from Isparta, Kaldırım began playing football at the age of three. He came through the youth ranks of TuS Koblenz before moving to Kaiserslautern in 2006. Starting out with the U19 squad, Kaldırım was promoted to the reserve squad at the start of the 2008–09 season. Kaldırım joined Mainz 05 the following season, citing Jörn Andersens confidence in him as the catalyst for the move.[2] With Mainz 05, Kaldırım made 19 appearances for the reserve team. Six months after his transfer, he was transferred again to Kayserispor.

Club careerEdit

Hasan Ali playing for Kayserispor

He made his professional debut on 6 February 2010 against Galatasaray.[1] In his first season, Kaldırım played 6 matches. On his second season, Hasan Ali made a progress and played in 15 games. In his third year in Kayserispor, Hasan Ali became a regular starter and played in 33 matches. Because of his good performance in Kayserispor, he was called up for the Turkey national football team. He played four consecutive-friendly games during his first call-up and showed a good performance. His performance was good enough to impress the Turkish giants, Fenerbahçe. Hasan Ali Kaldırım joined Fenerbahçe from Kayserispor on 22 June 2012 on a five-year contract for a fee of €6,750,000. He scored the first goal of his senior career in a league game in the Süper Lig against Galatasaray on 16 December 2012. In the first half of his first season for Fenerbahçe he was the teams main left back however, in the 2013-14 season, Michal Kadlec became the regular left back.[3]

Hasan Ali, during the match with Fenerbahçe

International careerEdit

Kaldırım began his international career with the Turkey U-19 squad, scoring a goal in his only cap. He has also been capped at U-20, U-21, and A2 levels.[1]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Turkey's goal tally first.[4]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 March 2019 Eskişehir Stadium, Eskişehir, Turkey   Moldova 1–0 4–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification


Personal lifeEdit

Kaldırım has two younger siblings: one brother and one sister, both footballers. He also enjoys watching tennis and Formula 1 racing.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "HASAN ALİ KALDIRIM". Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  2. ^ a b Uluç, Mazlum (31 July 2009). "Ailece futbolcu: Hasan Ali Kaldırım". Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  3. ^ "Hasan Ali resmen Fenerbahçe'de" (in Turkish). Fanatik Gazetesi. Retrieved 2012-06-22.
  4. ^ "Kaldırım, Hasan Ali". National Football Teams. Retrieved 30 March 2019.

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