Zeki Celik

Zeki Celik - Updated Feb 2023

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Yıldırım, Turkey
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Yıldırım, Turkey

Zeki Celik is a professional football player from Turkey. Moreover, Zeki Celik plays as a right-back for Serie A club Roma and the Turkey national team.

Early Life

Mehmet Zeki Çelik best known as Zeki Celik was born on the 17th of February 1997, in Yildirim, Turkey. According to his birth date, this football star is 25 years old and holds Turkish nationality.

Moreover, the footballer has a birth sign Aquarius and his ethnic background is unknown. He grew up with eight siblings whose names are unknown and he is the youngest of 9 children. The information regarding his parent and childhood life is anonymous.


Additionally, the football star has not shared his academic background in public. We may presume that Zeki might have a degree from a university in Turkey.

Professional Life

At the beginning of his career, Zeki Celik went through the Bursaspor youth academy and became a professional in 2015. In 2015, he signed a loan with Karacabey Birlikspor. He joined Istanbulspor in 2016. Despite playing in the TFF First League, his strong play with Istanbulspor earned him a call-up to the senior Turkey national team in 2018. He entered into a five-year contract with Lille in France on July 8, 2018.

Zeki Celik

Caption: Zeki Celik during a football match (Source: Instagram)

On August 11, 2018, he made his professional debut in a 3-1 Ligue 1 victory over Stade Rennes. His transfer from Lille to Roma was made official by the Serie A team Roma on July 5, 2022. With the Giallorossi, he has a four-year deal that lasts through 30 June 2026.

International Career

Zeki Celik debuted in a Turkish jersey in 2012 while playing for the Turkey U-16 National Team. He took part in 11 games for the U-16 team. He participated in 12 games while playing for Turkey’s U-17 national team in 2013 and 2014.  He played two games for the Turkey U-18 National Team in 2014.

After taking a long break, he eventually made a comeback in 2017 to play for the Turkey U-21 National Team. He eventually received a call-up to the central team after appearing in nine games for the U-21 team. He made his national team football debut for Turkey in a friendly game against Russia in June 2018. He has played in 14 games for Turkey as of this time, scoring two goals.

Awards and Net Worth

The football player has yet to two awards and recognition in his professional career. Moreover, we might assume that the football star might earn some of them in the following years.

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Caption: Zeki Celik with his trophy and medal (Source: Instagram)

Talking about his net worth is estimated at around $3.5 million and his current market value is €20 million. He earns a sum of £15,000 per week and £780,000 per year during his time with the Lille club. His deal with the team will end on June 30, 2023.

Relationship Status

The 25-year-old Turkish football player is not currently dating anyone and is single.  Moreover, the football star has not shared or stated anything regarding his relationship status in public at the moment. However, the footballer is not a part of controversy nor got rumors and focuses on his football career.

Zeki Celik – Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, he stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and his weight is unknown. Moreover, the football star has black hair with brown eyes color and there is no other information regarding other body measurements.

Zeki Celik – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 143k followers. Likewise, there are more than 20.2k followers on Twitter and he is not active on Facebook.