Place of birth: Mannheim, Germany
Date of birth: 8 February, 1994
Hakan Çalhanoğlu is a Turkish footballer. He plays for AC Milan. He is of Turkish descent, from Trabzon, and represents Turkey at the international level. His brother is professional footballer Muhammed Çalhanoğlu.
During an interview before the friendly against Kosovo away, he started the interview in Albanian and said that he felt like in home in Kosovo. It is not clear if he has any ancestry in Kosovo. A large community of Albanians lives in Turkey.