Mevlüt Erdinç (born 25 February 1987) is a Turkish footballer. He currently plays for Metz on loan from Hannover 96 as a striker. He is both a Turkish and a French citizen. His surname is commonly spelt Erding by the French media and is also spelled Erding on his jersey. In January 2010 he received a medal of honour from his town of birth, Saint-Claude.
Erdinç has dual-nationality and was thus eligible to represent both Turkish and French internationally. He ultimately earned his first senior international cap, however, for Turkey on 26 March 2008 in a 2–2 draw with Belarus. On 10 May 2008, Fatih Terim announced Erdinç's inclusion in Turkey's 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2008. He started in the first XI against Turkey's first opponent Portugal, though he was substituted after the first half in an eventual 2–0 defeat. Additionally, he came on as a second-half substitute in the semi-final against Germany, a 3–2 loss that eliminated Turkey.
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