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Barcelona new signing Arda Turan shows off ridiculous skills at Turkey UEFA Euro victory

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Even though Arda Turan is unavailable to play for Barcelona due to the transfer ban and his registration saga still not complete, the former Atlético Madrid star can play international games for Turkey as his team continues the journey for a place at the 2016 UEFA Euro. And he's doing some spectacular stuff.

Turkey went to Prague and faced the Czech Republic in a pivotal game, and The Crescent-Stars were once again able to rise to the occasion and pull off an improbable 2-0 victory, with Arda leaving the pitch as probably the Man of the Match.

When the game was 1-0 in favor of his team, he made this genius individual play and gave a sensational assist to Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Çalhanoglu, who scored the second and confirmed Turkey's victory.


The poise to just keep carrying the ball with four defenders on him, dribble past one with ease and find his teammate with a perfect lob is something to behold. Arda looked like a professional playing with kids there.

More to the point, when he decided to keep the ball at the end of the game to kill off some time and secure the win. Here, he gets to an absurd level of skills:

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This guy is simply out of this world. WE NEED JANUARY! WE NEED JANUARY! WE NEED JANUARY!