|Place of birth Malatya, Turkey|
Name Adnan Sezgin
Role Soccer Player
1970–1973 Petrol Ofisi
|Date of birth (1954-01-28) 28 January 1954 (age 61)|
Nominations Milliyet Sports Award for Executive of the Year
Aydın Adnan Sezgin / 5 Şubat 2019 / Cumhurbaşkanlığı Tezkeresi hakkında
Adnan Sezgin (born 28 January 1954 in Malatya, Turkey) is a former soccer player, and serves Turkish football in various administrative positions.
A graduate of Ankara University in Political Science. Sezgin started his football career with Petrol Ofisi S.K. in the TFF First League. He later played for Ankaragücü and Adana Demirspor in Turkish Super League, before ending his career with San Jose Earthquakes in USA.
After retiring from football, he founded Professional Footballers Association in Turkey and is the honorary president. He served in Turkish Football Federation as Secretary-General between 1990–1992. He was the president of İstanbulspor until 2004. He is fluent in English. He is married and has three children.
Sezgin served Galatasaray S.K. between 1992 – 93 and 1996–97 within Football Committee. Then in 2005, after Özhan Canaydın elected as Galatasaray president for one more term, Sezgin became the general manager of Galatasaray Sportif, the specialized marketing management company, to oversee marketing operations of the Galatasaray brand.