Cengiz Ünder (born 14 July 1997) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a right-winger for A.S. Roma in the Italian Serie A.
Ünder began his professional career at Altinordu, and later transferred to Başakşehir. In his breakout season with Başakşehir, Ünder established himself as one of the best players in the league, scoring 7 goals in 32 games in his debut season in the Süper Lig.
On 14 July 2017, he became a Roma player for a €13.4 million fee. He scored his first goal for Roma in a 1-0 win over Hellas Verona in the Serie A on 4 February 2018.
Ünder has represented the U18 and U19 levels of the Turkey national youth football team. He most recently was called up to the Turkey national under-21 football team. In November 2016 Ünder received his first call-up to the senior Turkey squad for the match against Kosovo.
Ünder scored his first Turkey goal in his second cap, in a friendly win over Moldova in March 2017.
Following the Afrin offensive in Northern Syria, which was carried out by the Turkish Armed Forces in January 2018, on 11 February, Ünder performed a military salute as a goal celebration after netting in Roma's 5–2 home win over Benevento in Serie A.
In October 2019, following the Turkish offensive into north-eastern Syria, Ünder posted a picture of the aforementioned celebration on Twitter; his controversial post drew criticism on social media from Roma fans.
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