Younès Belhanda is a professional football player from Morocco. He was born on February 25, 1990, in Avignon, France. Belhanda primarily plays as an attacking midfielder but can also operate as a winger. Belhanda started his professional career at Montpellier HSC in 2009, where he made a significant impact and helped the club win the Ligue 1 title in the 2011-2012 season. His performances earned him the Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year award in the same season. After his successful stint at Montpellier, Belhanda moved to Dynamo Kyiv in 2013. He spent four years at the Ukrainian club, winning several domestic titles, including two Ukrainian Premier League championships. Belhanda also participated in the UEFA Champions League with Dynamo Kyiv. In 2017, Belhanda joined Turkish club Galatasaray. He has been an instrumental figure for the team, helping them win multiple Turkish Süper Lig titles and reaching the knockout stages of the UEFA Europa League. Belhanda also represents the Moroccan national team, making his debut in 2010. He has participated in major international tournaments like the FIFA World Cup and the Africa Cup of Nations, where he has showcased his skills and contributed to Morocco's performances. Known for his technical abilities, vision, and versatility, Belhanda is considered one of the prominent Moroccan footballers of his generation.