Big stars who went through the Turkish league

many players they have had a brilliant european Race, have decided to start a new turkey adventure in their last years of career. The Turkish league is a minor league, but it opens the doors for you to continue playing European competitions like Champions and Europa Leaguesomething that great players always like, that is why every year we find old glories playing there.

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Didier Drogba

The Ivory Coast striker, after his great career in the Premier with Chelsea, being one of its symbols and winning all the titles with the “blue” team, decided to head to Shanghai. After 5 months, in 2013 he signed for Galatasaray. There he won three titles, scored 20 goals and gave 11 assists. He completely won over the fans and in 2014 he decided to return to London. Drogba retired in 2018 in the United States.

Sneijder with the Netherlands.

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Sneijder with the Netherlands.JOHN THYSAFP

Wesley Sneijder

The Netherlands midfielder has played for some of the best teams in Europe such as Ajax, Inter and Real Madrid. In 2013 he decided to go to Galatasaray. There he played 5 seasons, won 8 titles and left a good memory after scoring 45 goals and give 44 assists. In 2017 he ended his time in Turkey and signed for the French side Nice.

Probably the best left back ever: fast, powerful, with a very powerful shot.  He joined Madrid in 1996 and would leave in 2007, where he headed to Turkish football, Fenerbahçe.

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Probably the best left back ever: fast, powerful, with a very powerful shot. He joined Madrid in 1996 and would leave in 2007, where he headed to Turkish football, Fenerbahçe. JOAQUIN CORCERO ARCOSJOURNAL AS

Robert Charles

After his successful career in the Real Madrid and being considered one of the best left-backs in history, the Brazilian signed for the Fenerbahce in 2007. He spent 3 seasons there and won 2 Turkish Super Cups. After playing in Turkey, he returned to his country in 2010 to sign with Corinthians.

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Robin Van Persie

After becoming one of the best forwards of the moment after triumphing at Arsenal and Manchester United in the Premier, in 2015 he signed for the Fenerbahce. There he stayed two seasons before returning to Holland. He scored 36 goals in 87 games.

The Cameroonian striker, who had his best years with the Blaugrana, signed for Qatar SC after passing through Turkey.

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The Cameroonian striker, who had his best years with the Blaugrana, signed for Qatar SC after passing through Turkey.FC Barcelona

Samuel Eto’o

One of the best strikers that has ever existed, also decided to go to Turkey, this time to a team outside the greats, the Antalyaspor. He did not get any title but he left his seal of quality and I remember him to the fans of the city of Antalya.

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Guti

Guti followed in the footsteps of Roberto Carlos, after a forceful career in Madrid, in 2010 he signed for Besiktas. He was two seasons and won a Turkish cup. He lived a great stage in the country, he was very loved by Turkish fans. He later retired permanently as a soccer player.

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