Caglar Soyuncu: Biography, Career Journey, and Salary

Caglar Soyuncu, Young Turkish Footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League side Leicester City and the Turkey national team, Soyuncu has been regarded as one of the best defenders in English Primer League by many football pundits. With his good looking face and amazing skill on the filed, today Soyuncu loves by many football lovers, especially, The Leicester fans.

Caglar Soyuncu Biography

Son of Ömer Söyüncü, his full name is Çağlar Söyüncü, Born on  23 May 1996 in İzmir, Turkey. He begins his professional football career with Altınordu (a football club in Izmir), Altınordu itself is Turkish second division football club, As a young man with fantastic football skill, Soyuncu attracted much attention from Various Turkish big club, Beşiktaş J.K., and Galatasaray S.K wants this 20 years old teenager plays for them, Even Sevilla F.C want to get his signature on that time. But his choice goes for Bundesliga Club, The SC Freiburg.

Caglar spend two seasons with SC Freiburg, his performance was impressive but the club didn’t go far in Bundesliga. On 9 August 2018,  Leicester City brought him to the King Power (the home stadium of Leicester City F.C), he signed a five-year contract with the club.

So far Caglar was a hero for Leicester fans, in short periods at Leicester he already receives positive praised, Martin Keown (a Former member of the English national team), describing him as “a defender made for the modern game”, highlighting his agility, aggressiveness and heading attributes. 

Caglar Soyuncu Biography
Full Name:Çağlar Söyüncü
Born:23 May 1996
Height:1.87 m
Weight:82 kg
Age:23 Years Old
Salary:(Annual: £2,340,000) (Weekly: £45,000)
Source of Wealth:Professional Footballer (Soccer)
Last Update:2019

At the international level, Caglar Soyuncu represented Turkey at all levels, he was a member of Turkey U18, Turkey U19, Turkey U20, and Turkey U21. On 18 March 2016, he was called to the national squad for the friendly match against Sweden and Austria, since then Soyuncu become a member of the Turkey National Team.


With Leicester FC, Caglar Soyuncu has an annual salary of £2,340,000, it means Leicester pay  £45,000 per week for his service.

Fun Fact about Caglar Soyuncu:

  • His father Ömer Söyüncü a former footballer.
  • His football idol Carlos Puyol, a Barcelona player who plays as a defender too.

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