Can Bartu

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Can Bartu
Personal information
Full name Can Bartu
Date of birth (1936-01-31)31 January 1936
Place of birth Istanbul, Turkey
Date of death 11 April 2019(2019-04-11) (aged 83)
Place of death Istanbul, Turkey
Playing position Attacking midfielder, left winger
Youth career
?–1955 Fenerbahçe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1961 Fenerbahçe 326 (173)
1961–1962 Fiorentina 14 (5)
1962–1963 Venezia 30 (11)
1963–1964 Fiorentina 10 (3)
1964–1967 Lazio 46 (11)
1967–1970 Fenerbahçe 46 (8)
Total 426 (211)
National team
1956–1968 Turkey 26 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Can Bartu (31 January 1936 – 11 April 2019) was a Turkish basketball player and footballer. As a footballer, he played in the midfield as an attack midfielder and a left winger. He was born in Istanbul.

Bartu played basketball for Fenerbahçe. He also played six times for the Turkish national basketball team. He later played football for Fenerbahçe. He played football in Italy in the 1960s, first with Fiorentina in 1961. He then played for Venezia, another spell at Fiorentina and lastly Lazio, before returning to Fenerbahçe in 1967. He retired in 1970. He also played for Turkey 26 times. He scored six goals for his country.

Bartu later worked as a sports journalist. He died on 11 April 2019, at the age of 83.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fenerbahçe great Can Bartu passes away". UEFA. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

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