Squad: Hamit Altintop (16)

Hamit Altintop

Altintop was born on 8 December 1982 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, but as a Turkish citizen has been capped 64 times and scored six goals for Turkey. He is a versatile midfielder who can play on either end of the pitch as well as on either flank. Altintop spent his early days Schwarz-Weis Gelgenkirchen, Tus Rotthausen and Wattenscheid 09 before spending four seasons at Shalke 04 and later signing for Bayern Munich in 2007.

In 2005/06 he scored his only Champions League goal while on duty with Schalke, and four seasons later with Bayern he was named Man-of-the-Match in the first leg of the quarterfinal tie against Manchester United.

The first time Altintop set foot on the Bernabeu turf was for the 2009/10 Champions League final against Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan. He played in 14 matches and scored two goals for Bayern in the 2010/11 campaign.

  • Place of Birth: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • Date of Birth: 08/12/1982
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Weight: 83 kg
  • Height: 183 cm
  • Nationality: Turkish/German
  • Bundesliga: 2008, 2010
  • Cup of Germany: 2008, 2010
  • German Super Cup: 2010
  • German League Cup: 2005, 2007

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