Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts

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Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts. Image Credit- TheSun and Instagram
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts. Image Credit- TheSun and Instagram

LB presents the Full Story of a Football Genius with the nickname “Cags“. Our Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts brings you a full account of notable events from his childhood time to date.

The Life and Rise of Caglar Soyuncu
The Life and Rise of Caglar Soyuncu. Image Credit: Haberekspres, SkySports, TTF and Instagram

The analysis involves his early life/ family background, education/career buildup, early career life, road to fame, rise to fame story, relationship life, personal life, family facts, lifestyle and other little-known facts about him.

Yes, everyone knows he is that unique, good looking defender, one who is fearless and wonderfully made for the modern game. However, only a hand few of football fans consider Caglar Soyuncu’s Biography which is quite interesting. Now without further ado, let’s begin.

Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Family Background and Early Life

Caglar Soyuncu was born on the 23rd day of May 1996 to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ömer Söyüncü in the city of İzmir, Turkey. Upon his birth, his parents, who followed Turkish family customs made sure he bore the toughest written names with diacritic dots ever known to English football fans. That name is- “Çağlar Söyüncü“.

Ceglar Söyüncü has his family origin from the Izmir, a metropolitan Turkish city (the third most populous city in Turkey) once controlled by the Roman Empire under the famous ALEXANDER the GREAT who once owned the city. By implication, it is fair to say that little Ceglar Söyüncü (pictured below) could have his family roots and lineage from the Great Lord of Asia- ALEXANDER The GREAT.

Caglar Soyuncu has his family origin from İzmir, a city on the on Turkey’s Aegean coast
Caglar Soyuncu has his family origin from İzmir, a city on Turkey’s Aegean coast. Image Credit: GoogleMaps and Instagram
Growing up in a middle-class family home, Caglar Soyuncu spent most of his early life in the Menemen district of İzmir alongside his parents and other family members. He was brought up in a family which has high regard for Islamic religion and culture.
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Education and Career Buildup

Growing up in the metropolitan city of Izmir, education for kids wasn’t only about the study of ancient antiques and other remains of wars during the Roman and Ottoman rule. For little Caglar, it was all about playing football. This favorite hobby became part of him, especially after his studies.

With the excitement of the game, Caglar would play football all-day-long, especially during holidays without being bored. Soon, the distinctive kid developed the interested in playing football professionally, a decision greatly supported by his parents.

After much consultation with his parents and school teachers, Soyuncu in his quest to become pro got himself enrolled with Menemen Belediyespor, a local football school in Menemen district of İzmir. Upon enrolment, he (pictured below) was deployed as a striker and not a defender which the world later knew him to be.

Caglar Soyuncu Early Career Life
Meet Caglar Soyuncu just after he joined his first academy club. Image Credit: Instagram
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Early Career Life
Menemen Belediyespor football academy gave Soyuncu the chance to showcase his talent in front of Agents, Scouts, Coaches and Clubs managers. For admirers, there was never much doubt that he was heading in the right direction. Just like every other kid in the academy, Soyuncu aspired to play in the İzmir Football League- the regional football league of Izmir, his Turkish city.

After six years playing with Menemen Belediyespor, Soyuncu in the year 2011 saw his professional dreams with the İzmir Football League coming to pass. He had a successful trial with Bucaspor, a club that plays in the regional football league of his city, Izmir. At the club, young Caglar Soyuncu was dropped back to midfield and later, a center back which he continued with at even as a professional.

Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Road to Fame

The Strategy of Dropping down the Lower Leagues in order to Get Up: For most young footballers who were once set for academy graduation (eg. John Lundstram), the best way to secure graduation or get recognized by football scouts is to go down to lower leagues. There, first-team selection is assured and transfer could be easily bargained.

This became a perfect plan for Caglar Soyuncu who dropped to Gümüşorduspor, the Turkish amateur leagues where he became treated like a king, securing his way into academy graduation. Just after academy graduation with Gümüşorduspor, Söyüncü was acquired into the senior team of Altınordu, a club that played in the second level of the Turkish football league system. This is also a club well known for projecting young players to other parts of Europe.

Caglar Soyuncu had just one mission while at Altınordu- TO PLAY IN A FOREIGN LAND
Caglar Soyuncu had just one mission while at Altınordu- TO PLAY IN A FOREIGN LAND. Image Credit: Kralspor
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Rise to Fame

In the wake of the 2016/2017 season, Caglar Soyuncu walked his way into Europe signing with German club SC Freiburg. It was a decision he felt was the best choice for his career and his improvement. Soyuncu arrived at the club at the right time, a time SC Freiburg just got promoted to the German top-flight competition (Bundesliga).

At SC Freiburg during the 2016–17 season, Caglar began to take a ruthless approach to the act of defending, defending any opponent that comes. He endured a meteoric rise to prominence in just a season, becoming one of the hottest defensive properties in German football and Europe at large.

Caglar Soyuncu rose up the ladder on German soil, becoming one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga
Caglar Soyuncu rose up the ladder on German soil, becoming one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga. Image Credit: Irish Mirror, Zimbo, and HITC

Caglar Suyuncu’s rise projected him straight into the Turkish national team, a development which saw him getting linked with Man City, Bayern Munich, AS Roma and Leicester who all went on their knees for his signature. It was Leicester who finally prevailed.

On 9 August 2018, Söyüncü joined Leicester, a club looking for defensive options following continued speculation over the future of their star defender Harry Maguire. The departure of Maguire left many Leicester fans heartbroken and Caglar Soyuncu became the man to heal the brokenhearted, an act which left Leicester fans asking; Who needs Harry Maguire?.

Before the 2019/2010 mid-season, Caglar Soyuncu had already become a cult hero for Leicester. His doggedness in defense earned him much praise from Brendan Rodgers.

Caglar Soyuncu saw him develop into a world-class defender in the Premier League
Caglar Soyuncu developed into a world-class defender in the Premier League. Image Credit: DailyMail and Instagram

Soyuncu’s defensive powers, aggressiveness, playmaking and heading attributes played a huge role in skyrocketing Leicester to reach second position in the first half of the 2019/2020 premier league season. 

Without a doubt, the Leicester fans and we football fans are on the verge of seeing another Carles Puyol and Mat Hummels (in the making) blossoming his way into a world-class talent right in front of our very eyes. The Great Çağlar Söyüncü is indeed one of the best among the endless production line of central defenders coming out of Europe. The rest, as they say, is history.

Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Relationship Life

With his rise to fame and winning the hearts of premier league fans, lots of fans have mumbled into knowing whether Caslar Soyuncu has a girlfriend or wife. YES! There is no denying the fact that his cute looks coupled with his style of play wouldn’t place him at the top of every lady’s boyfriend wish list.

Lots of Fans have asked- Who is Caglar Soyuncu's Girlfriend
Seeing him rise to fame, lots of Fans have asked- Who is Caglar Soyuncu’s Girlfriend?. Image Credit: IG

After so much research over the internet, It appears Çağlar Söyüncü has made a conscious effort not to reveal his girlfriend or wife (that is, if he is already in a secret marriage) at the time of writing.

On the other hand, we know sometimes premier league football can be un-forgiven especially when it comes to not mixing the game negatively with relationship matters. While some players see their decline due to factors like age or a new team/system, other sources of decline might be non-other than a bad relationship. For this reason, most footballers would rather avoid being in relationships or showcasing their girlfriends at certain critical stages of their careers.

Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Personal Life

Getting to know Çağlar Söyüncü Personal Life would help you get a complete picture of his personality, away from the person you see regularity on the pitch of play. Starting off, he is a cool guy, one who loves to display humbleness, being cheerful and smiling a lot (typically not the average character of a modern-day footballer).

Caglar Soyuncu Personal Life away from the Pitch
Caglar Soyuncu Personal Life away from the Pitch. Image Credit: IG and Twitter

Also on his personal life, Soyuncu is much of an outgoing and friendly person. Away from playing football during the holidays, you could easily find him in the company different people. Soyuncu mixes with people of all classes, some whom he helps financially without getting anything back in return. 

Caglar Soyuncu lives a humble lifestyle- spends on friends while taking them out
Caglar Soyuncu lives a humble lifestyle- spends on friends while taking them out. Image Credit: Twitter
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Lifestyle
When it comes to Caglar Soyuncu’s lifestyle, he is someone who maintains a balance between spending and saving money. Without a doubt, his net worth of 12.5 Million Euro (10.8 Million Pound) and market value of 18 Million Euro (15.5 Million Pound) surely makes him a millionaire footballer. Being a millionaire however doesn’t transcend into a glamorous lifestyle easily noticeable by a hand full of expensive cars as observed below.
Caglar Soyuncu Lifestyle isnt recognized by a hand full of expensive cars at the time of writing
Caglar Soyuncu Lifestyle isn’t recognized by a hand full of expensive cars at the time of writing. Image Credit: Instagram, Express and Gym4u
For his lifestyle summary, we could conclude that Caglar Soyuncu is an antidote to exotic living, (at least) at the time of writing.
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Family Life

Caglar Soyuncu’s Family at the time of writing live a private and low-key life in Turkey despite paparazzi always being on the prowl and the numerous ways to connect with social media.

Going through his social media, Caglar at the time of writing hardly features his parents or family members on his profile. While their identity remains a secret, the closest he has to family remains his best friend and national teammate Cenk Tosun.

The cloest of Caglar Soyuncu Family is Cenk Tosun, while he shields the main members from the public eyes
The closest of Caglar Soyuncu Family is Cenk Tosun, while he shields the main members from the public eyes. Image Credit- Twitter and IB
Despite making a conscious effort to avoid any spotlight on their private life, there exist in Caglar, a sense of duty to his brother(s), sister(s) and relatives.
Caglar Soyuncu Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts – Untold Facts

The Shocking Resemblance to his former king who once ruled his city: At one point or the other, we sometimes bump into a stranger who tells us we look just like someone they know, right?… Well, we have picked out that of Çağlar Söyüncü and Alexander the Great. You be the judge!

Striking resemblance between Caglar Soyuncu and Alexander the Great
The striking resemblance exists between Caglar Soyuncu and Alexander the Great. Image Credit: Britannica and FoxSportsAsia

His Football Idols: Being the most followed sports in the entire world, it is obvious that footballers serve as inspirations to millions of their fans who look up to them, considering them as idols. In 2016, Caglar Soyuncu stated that his two idols were Spanish defender Carles Puyol and German international Mats Hummels.

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