Yılmaz in 2013
|Full name||Sefa Yılmaz|
|Date of birth||14 February 1990|
|Place of birth||Berlin, Germany|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Right winger|
|2004||Eintracht Südring Berlin|
|2004–2005||1. FC Schöneberg|
|–2005||Tennis Borussia Berlin|
|2008–2010||VfL Wolfsburg II||52||(9)|
|2016||→ Alanyaspor (loan)||9||(1)|
|2017||→ Gaziantepspor (loan)||13||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 5 February 2018|
Sefa Yılmaz (born 14 February 1990) is a Turkish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Gençlerbirliği.
Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. East Thrace, located in Europe, is separated from Anatolia by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorous strait and the Dardanelles. Turkey is bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to its northwest; Georgia to its northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. Istanbul is the largest city, but more central Ankara is the capital. Approximately 70 to 80 per cent of the country's citizens identify as Turkish. Kurds are the largest minority; the size of the Kurdish population is a subject of dispute with estimates placing the figure at anywhere from 12 to 25 per cent of the population.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
A midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.
Sefa was eligible to play for the German Football Association, but switched permanently to the Turkey national football team.
The German Football Association is the governing body of football in Germany. A founding member of both FIFA and UEFA, the DFB has jurisdiction for the German football league system and is in charge of the men's and women's national teams. The DFB headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main. Sole members of the DFB are the German Football League, organising the professional Bundesliga and the 2. Bundesliga, along with five regional and 21 state associations, organising the semi-professional and amateur levels. The 21 state associations of the DFB have a combined number of more than 25,000 clubs with more than 6.8 million members, making the DFB the single largest sports federation in the world.
The Turkey national football team represents Turkey in international football and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Turkey. They are affiliated with UEFA.
The Union of European Football Associations is the administrative body for association football, futsal and beach soccer in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia. It is one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA. UEFA consists of 55 national association members.
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