Turkish football club Fenerbahçe unveiled a tribute on June 29 to one of its football legends.
In a statement on its website, it said a statue of Can Bartu was revealed at Kadıköy Yoğurtçu Park in Istanbul.
Kadiköy is the club's neighborhood and Yoğurtçu Park is near Fenerbahçe's home ground, Ülker Stadium.
Presenting their superstar transfer Mesut Özil to the media, Istanbul side Fenerbahçe on Jan. 27 held a signing ceremony for their high-profile recruit.
Özil, 32, said it was a dream for him to play for Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahçe and thanked everyone at the club, adding that he has been supporting Fenerbahçe since he was just a boy.
Arsenal's German midfielder of Turkish origin, Mesut Özil, has agreed to a move to Istanbul club Fenerbahçe, Turkish media reported on Jan. 6.
Özil will sign a three-and-half-year contract with the Turkish Süper Lig club, but Arsenal will pay his wage for the rest of the 2020-2021 season, Demirören News Agency reported.
Spor Toto Super League giant Fenerbahçe has dropped to the relegation zone, further increasing the pressure on caretaker coach Erwin Koeman and club president Ali Koç.
Ali Koç, President of Fenerbahçe, helped carrying the coffin during the funeral ceremony at the stadium.