Who is footballer Kenan Yildiz, bio, age, height, parents, position and style of play

Who is footballer Kenan Yildiz, bio, age, height, parents, position and style of play

Here is all you need to know about Kenan Yildiz, Juventus footballer including his age, career, position, records and more 

After being promoted to the first team of Juventus, Yildiz has been playing excellently.

Who is footballer Kenan Yildiz, bio, age, height, parents, position, style of play

The dynamic attacker from Turkey has been scoring goals for the Bianconeri lately. Against Frosinone in the league and Salernitana 6-1 in the Coppa Italia round of 16, the Turkish teenager has already scored two incredible goals this season.

At the age of eighteen years and 233 days, he earned the club’s youngest foreign goal scorer in Serie A following his strike Frosinone.

Who is Kenan Yildiz?

Kenan Yıldız is a professional football player for Serie A club Juventus who was born on May 4, 2005, in Regensburg, Germany. He plays as an offensive midfielder or forward. The 18-year-old measures 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) tall.

A look at Kenan Yildiz’s career

Yıldız started playing football at the Sallern and Jahn Regensburg junior academies. He began attending Bayern Munich’s youth academy in 2012 at the age of seven. He advanced through the ranks, frequently serving as captain, and finally established himself as a key member of their U19 squad.


Yıldız finished 20 matches (20 goals, 8 assists) in his final season with the Bayern U19s in 2021–2022. After Yıldız’s contract with Bayern Munich ended in July 2022, the team announced that they were unable to bring him back.

After he became a free agent, Barcelona and Juventus fought for his signing. Juve announced on July 12 that Yıldız will be joining the Serie A side. Following his play with the U19s, Yıldız was initially called up to Juventus Next Gen, the club’s reserve squad, on December 16 for the following day’s encounter against Virtus Verona.


On August 20, 2023, Yıldız became a Juventus player by substituting in the second half of the team’s 3-0 away victory over Udinese in the Serie A. His contract with the club was extended until 2027 ten days later. December 23, 2023, was his first start for Juventus’ first team. In a 2-1 victory over Frosinone, he scored the game’s first goal.

Talking about his international career, he played for the Turkey U17s and is currently a young international for Turkey.

In 35 games in the UEFA Youth League and the Italian youth tournaments the Primavera 1 and Coppa Primavera in 2022–2023; Yildiz recorded a total of 15 goals and 7 assists. He also made seven appearances for Juventus Next Gen.


Kenan Yildiz’s style of play

Yıldız is a well-known contemporary midfield player who excels at passing the ball and taking long shots.

Who are Kenan Yildiz’s parents?

Kenan Yildiz was born to a Turkish father and a German mother.


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