|Birth Day:||October 4, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Balikesir, Turkey|
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He began his youth career with Manisaspor in 2002.
Erkin made his debut for the Turkish national football team at the age of 17 in a friendly match against Ghana in May 2006. His first goal was against Ukraine on 5 June 2012.
Erkin began his professional career at the start of the 2004–05 season with Manisaspor who at the time were playing in the Second Division. That season they won the league and got promoted to the Süper Lig. During his 1.5-year stay at Manisaspor in, he scored 5 goals in 39 games. In the January 2007 transfer window, he moved to CSKA Moscow, for a £3.5 million transfer fee. He has played a total of 40 games, 7 in the UEFA Champions League and also won the Russian Super Cup on two occasions. On 31 August 2009, Galatasaray signed Erkin on a one-year loan from CSKA Moscow with an option to purchase at the end of the season.
Erkin signed for Fenerbahçe in 2010. Starting out as a left winger, he was slowly transformed into a left back. His performances with led to him being scouted by several prominent European clubs.
On 1 June 2016, Internazionale announced the signing of Erkin on a free transfer in a three-year deal commencing on 1 July. Erkin was the first summer transfer addition to the squad. Under Roberto Mancini and new coach Frank de Boer, Erkin made 7 appearances in pre-season friendlies. However, he did not make any competitive debut before leaving Inter on 30 August. Inter also ran out of players quota in 2016–17 UEFA Europa League, as the club was forced to reduce to 22-men squad (plus normal minimum requirement of homegrown and club-trained players) due to penalty of UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations, thus Caner was sacrificed for other signings. Domestically, Inter had one quota left (plus another for an Inter-trained player), but left vacant.
On 30 August 2016, Internazionale announced that Erkin's one-year deal with his homeland club Beşiktaş as on loan. On 7 June 2017, Beşiktaş signed Erkin for €750,000 transfer fee.
On 23 August 2019, Erkin scored the 2nd goal of 2019–20 Süper Lig Week 2 home encounter, from a cross of his gone in the net, against Göztepe S.K. which ended 3–0 in favour of Beşiktaş.
Currently, Caner Erkin is 33 years, 10 months and 11 days old. Caner Erkin will celebrate 34th birthday on a Tuesday 4th of October 2022.
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