Galatasaray S.K.

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Galatasaray is a sports club in Istanbul, Turkey. They started in 1905.

In 2000, they became the first Turkish club to win both the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup in the same year. The team's colors are red and yellow. Turkish people also call it "Cim Bom". Their mascot is a lion. The TT Arena (Turk Telecom Arena) is their stadium, and is also known as Aslantepe; Lion Hill. It's an all-seater stadium. It can hold 52,652 people.

Galatasaray is one of the "big five" clubs in Turkey. The other clubs are Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş, Trabzonspor and Bursaspor. They have won the Spor Toto Super League 19 times and Ziraat Turkish Cup 15 times. As of December 2014, the Chairman is Duygun Yarsuvat, and the coach is Hamza Hamzaoğlu.

Squad[change | change source]

As of 4 September 2013

No. Position Player
25 Uruguay GK Fernando Muslera
67 Turkey GK Eray Iscan


22 Turkey DF Hakan Balta
55 Turkey DF Sabri Sarioglu
5 Turkey DF Gökhan Zan
26 Turkey DF Semih Kaya
27 Côte d'Ivoire DF Emmanuel Eboue
21 Cameroon DF Aurélien Chedjou


4 Turkey MF Hamit Altıntop
35 Turkey MF Yekta Kurtulus
50 Turkey MF Engin Baytar
53 Morocco MF Nordin Amrabat
8 Turkey MF Selçuk İnan
7 Turkey MF Aydin Yilmaz
20 Portugal MF Tué Na Bangna Bruma
3 Brazil MF Felipe Melo


52 Turkey MF Emre Çolak
6 Turkey MF Ceyhun Gulselam
10 Netherlands MF Wesley Sneijder
19 Turkey FW Umut Bulut
17 Turkey FW Burak Yılmaz

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