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Uğur Boral (born 14 April 1982) is a Turkish retired footballer who last played for Beşiktaş in the Süper Lig.[1][2]

Uğur Boral
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Personal information
Full name Uğur Boral
Date of birth (1982-04-14) April 14, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Istanbul, Turkey
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left winger, Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2006 Gençlerbirliği 59 (10)
2001–2002Kocaelispor (loan) 19 (2)
2003–2004Ankaraspor (loan) 14 (1)
2006–2011 Fenerbahçe 84 (7)
2011–2012 Samsunspor 10 (1)
2012–2015 Beşiktaş 26 (1)
National team
2005–2008 Turkey 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 August 2015

Boral is a gifted play-maker and surprises goalkeepers with his deceptive shot.[citation needed] He is naturally left-footed and can play as a left-sided midfielder or as a left-back, given the situation.

Club careerEdit

Boral began his career in 1995, when he signed with the amateur club Gaziosmanpaşa Karadenizspor. In 1998, he moved to Alibeyköyspor. He was transferred to Gençlerbirliği during the 2000–01 season after his stay with Kocaelispor. In 2006, Boral signed with Fenerbahçe, where he was given the number 25 shirt. He scored two goals on his Champions League debut against CSKA Moscow on Matchday 6 of the 2007–08 season.

Boral Signed a 1-year contract for Fenerbahçe which will keep him at the club until 2012. Boral signed for Samsunspor on 7 January.

International careerEdit

Euro 2008Edit

He was called up to Turkey's Euro 2008 squad and started the semi-final against Germany on 25 June 2008 at St. Jakob-Park, Basel. He scored the opening goal, which was also his first for Turkey. Turkey eventually lost 3–2.

International goalEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 June 2008 St. Jakob-Park, Basel, Switzerland   Germany 1–0 2–3 UEFA Euro 2008

HonoursEdit

Fenerbahçe
Turkey

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Uğur Boral Beşiktaş'ta" (in Turkish). NTVSpor.net. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  2. ^ "UĞUR BORAL". TFF. Retrieved 20 April 2009.

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