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Rıdvan Dilmen

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Full nameRıdvan Dilmen
Date of birthAugust 15, 1962(age 54)
Place of birthNazilli, Turkey
Playing positionAttacking midfielder, Winger

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Rıdvan Dilmen (born on August 15, 1962 in Aydın) is a former Turkish footballer who most notably played for Fenerbahçe and Turkey national football team. During his career Rıdvan established himself as one of the most skilled players of the Turkish Super League. He was either an attacking midfielder or an out and out striker.

Although he stated on numerous occasions his dislike for it, he was given the nickname "Şeytan Rıdvan" ("Rıdvan the Devil") mostly for his wits, immense speed with the ball and stupendous fakes. Since retiring as a player, Rıdvan coached several teams before becoming a highly respected color commentator, analyst and sportswriter.


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