Who is Emre Colak? In which team? Football life
Emre Çolak was born in 1991 in the Eminönü district of Istanbul and later moved with his family to Atışalanı. He started his football career in the Atışalanıspor team and was discovered by his coaches when he was 11 years old. Emre, who started training in the Beşiktaş youth team in 2004, was unable to stay in the team due to his family’s financial situation and returned to Atışalanıspor. He caught the attention of the opposing team’s coach with his performance in a friendly match with the Galatasaray A2 team. When Recep Yazıcı asked for Emre, although the Atışalanıspor coach initially objected, Emre eventually started playing in Galatasaray’s infrastructure.
The phrase “He will be one of the main stars of Galatasaray in the future” was used for Emre Çolak, who was trained in the infrastructure of Galatasaray, in the hands of teachers such as Recep Yazıcı, Halim Fıçıcı and Ahmet Keskinkılıç.
Emre, who played for many years in different categories in the Galatasaray infrastructure, was promoted to the Galatasaray PAF team in May 2007. His first official match was played against Bursaspor on May 23 of the same year.
Galatasaray’s young talent Emre Çolak was promoted from the A2 team to the Galatasaray A team in the 2009-2010 season. However, Emre, who did not get a chance to play for a while, made his debut with the A-team in the Ziraat Turkish Cup. Just 6 days later, in the game against Gaziantepspor, he played in the first league game, replacing Arda Turan in the 90th minute. Emre got his first European experience playing in the rematch of Karpaty Lviv’s match in the UEFA Europa League.
Emre Çolak played in an A team and an A2 team until the 2011-2012 season. However, in the middle of 2012, Fatih Terim gave him a chance and he managed to become one of the regular players of the team. In the last game of the season, Galatasaray SK faced Fenerbahçe SK at Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium. Emre was drawn into the match later in this match.
Galatasaray SK drew 0-0 with the opponent at the end of the game. Emre Çolak won his first Super League championship with this jersey. Between 2010-2016, wearing the Galatasaray jersey, he played a total of 132 matches and scored 12 goals. During this time he won many championships.
Emre, who sweated the Galatasaray jersey a total of 183 times, scored 21 goals in these games, receiving 16 yellow cards and 2 red cards.
Deportivo La Coruna
Emre completed his transfer by signing a contract with the Deportivo team on 27 May 2016. This important development was announced through Deportivo’s official website and had a major impact in the football world.
Emre Çolak signed a contract with Fatih Karagümrük on December 16, 2020 for the Super League.
Emre Çolak returned to Spain by transferring to Intercity under his contract valid on 27 January 2023. However, on 13 February 2023, he announced that he would be leaving football with a statement posted on his social media account made.
National team career
Emre Çolak started his national team career on May 16, 2006, when the Turkish U-15 national team defeated the Irish U-15 national team 2-1. Since then 2 times U-15, 22 times U-16, 31 times U-17, 11 times U-18, 9 times U-19, 2 times U-20 and U-21 national team in season 2010-2011. He was called up to the national teams a total of 81 times.
On October 10, 2012, he was invited by technical director Abdullah Avcı to the candidate squad of the Turkish national team’s matches against Romania and Hungary. Emre, who was later included in the game in Romania, wore the national jersey for the first time.
The performance of Emre Colak
- Super League: 2011-12, 2012-13
- Turkish Super Cup: 2012, 2013
- Turkish Cup: 2013-14
Who is Emre Colak and what does he do?
Emre Colak is a former football player. He played in midfield.
How old is Emre Colak?
Emre Colak, born in 1991, is 31 years old.
Has Emre Colak retired from football?
Yes, Emre Çolak announced on his social media account that he was retiring from football.