Ilkay Gundogan is a German midfielder of Turkish root who plays for Borussia Dortmund. He was conceived in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Ilkay started his vocation in football in the Sv Gelsenkirchen-Hessler 06 adolescent crew then after that, at the age of 8, moved to Schalke 04 young foundation, additionally found in Gelsenkirchen. At the same time the footballer didn't inspire the honing staff of the Miners and a year later came back to Sv Gelsenkirchen-Hessler 06. Then again, in 2005 time to come midfielder drew the consideration of Vfl Bochum scouts and joined the club's foundation, where he kept preparing.
In February 2009 the midfielder was bought by Nuremberg for a charge of €850 thousand. Ilkay opened his record with the club on 24 March 2009 in the 34th Round of the 2nd Bundesliga. It was the 2-1 score over Tsv 1860 München and Gündogan entered the amusement as a substitute for Daniel Gygax in the 62nd moment. The same period Nuremberg propelled to the Bundesliga.
In the fall of 2010 it was supposed that Gündogan drew the consideration of such English goliaths as Manchester United and Chelsea. Also, the midfielder happened to investment to Hamburger Sv and Bayer Munich. Anyhow the continuation of this news never came.
Gundogan's official make a big appearance for the Borussians fell on 23 July 2011 in the match against Schalke 04, the drilling staff of which once denied youthful Ilkay. The regulation amusement finished in a 0-0 draw, yet the Miners won 4–3 on punishments. Ilkay used every one of the 90 minutes on the contribute and conveyed an objective the punishment shootout.
Ilkay Gundogan won the Bundesliga and the Dfb-Pokal with Borussia Dortmund in 2012.