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Full NameIlkay Gundogan
First NameIlkay
Last NameGundogan
ProfessionGerman footballer
NationalityGerman
Birth CityGelsenkirchen
Birth CountryGermany
Father NameIrfan Gundogan
Mother NameAyten Gundogan
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeScorpio
Networth6000000
SibilingsIlker G√ľndogan
Height180 cm
Networth$6 M
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Date of BirthOctober 24,1990
Age30 years

Ilkay Gundogan is a German professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and plays in the German national team. 

He was born and raised in Germany. He has Turkish and African background. 

Ilkay is a very successful and famous football player from Germany. He has been involved in football ever since he was very young. 

He started playing football on his first-ever day of school. He started his youth career from the year 1993 to 2008 and started his senior year in 2008

He has become more and more successful with passing time. He started playing for the national team of Germany in 2008 and is not planning to step back now. 

Marriage

Ilkay's love status is currently single. He is not involved or seeing anyone. 

However, he was in a serious relationship in the past. He was in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend named Sila Sahin, an actress, and model. 

In 2011, she was on the cover of Playboy magazine, and she was the first woman from Turkey to be on the cover of playboy. 

She is very beautiful. They dated each other for a long time, but the relationship didn't last forever, and they broke up in 2015.

Tattoo

Ilkay doesn't have any tattoo in his body that is known of, but his ex-girlfriend Sila has a tattoo of their names combined which is Silkay in an infinity sign which is located in the middle of her back. 

She made the tattoo when they were together as a symbol of their love for each other. It was very clear that they saw a future together, but it just didn't go as planned. 

There is no news of what she did with the tattoo after their break-up.

Ilkay Gundogan with his ex-girlfriend Sila Sahin
Ilkay Gundogan with his ex-girlfriend Sila Sahin. Source: Twitter

Football to sleep

As Ilkay started playing football from a young age, he started growing love for the game. He started carrying the ball he used to play with him everywhere he went. 

He even took the football with him to his bed and slept with it. It is just adorable to imagine.

The yard

Ilkay started playing football everywhere he got the chance and even in the backyard of his parent's house, and slowly it became commonplace for all the neighborhood children to gather and play football together as there was a garage in their yard, and they used to use the garage entrance as their goal post. 

Smallest person on field

Ilkay was always the smallest person on the field when he played football when he was young as he always used to play with people older than him. 

He said that there were always people bigger than him, and as he was the smallest, it made it more challenging for him, and that is where he learned to assert himself. 

Tribute

Once Ilkay was injured and couldn't play, all of his teammates decided to pay him a tribute. All of them wore the same jersey as Ilkay with his number and name. 

He was in great confusion when everyone walked out with his jersey, and later he made sure to his fans that he was not dead which he meant as a joke. 

Net Worth

The net worth of Ilkay is estimated to be around $6 million

IncomeSource
$6 millionProfessional football player

Age

  • Ilkay is currently 30 years old. He was born on October 24, 1990.

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