Photo: Barcelona wish Arda Turan a happy birthday

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Turkish international star Arda Turan celebrated his 29th birthday with a victory over his former side Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona wished Turan a happy birthday on their official Twitter account and even started a hashtag in his honour #ARDA29.

The reigning La Liga champions wished the bearded winger happy birthday in English, Spanish, Catalan and Turkish.

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The official UEFA Champions League Twitter account also wished the Barcelona winger a happy birthday and asked their followers that their favourite Turan moment was.

Some of the responses were pretty funny so we thought we would share a few below.

https://twitter.com/burakberbeer/status/693432245495992320

https://twitter.com/_Samperred/status/693430345027354624

The boot throwing incident was a popular choice and one Tweeter claimed he must have got beat a few times by his mother in the same way – apparently being hit with a shoe is a popular method of disciplining kids among Turks.

https://twitter.com/yankialkaya/status/693431033279160320

Barcelona have now won their last eight consecutive games since Turan made his debut with the bearded winger making an appearance in all but one of the matches.

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