Galatasary is based in Istanbul, turkey founded in 1905; its name is coined from Galatasary High school which got its name from Galata Sarayi Endenrun-u Humayun (imperial palace school) and is the most successful club in turkey with 22 Super lig titles, 18 Turkish cups, and 16 Turkish super cups, while they had also won the UEFA super cup and UEFA cup in 2000 in a season when they completed a quadruple.
The club fans favor high attendance at European competition as they are also known as “the conqueror of Europe” with the nickname depicting the win of the club’s UEFA CUP and UEFA SUPER CUP success in 2000 season. The club supporters are known for their loud noise, holding the record “loudest crowd at a sports stadium” on 18th of March 2011 at their home ground, with a reading of 140.76 dBA.
The team currently uses the Turk Telekom Stadia as its home ground since 2011, while matches against Fenerbache is always a tense derby is the match is typified with scuffles between fans and players.
The Turkish club had its most successful era in the 1990s when it became the only Turkish club to win a major European competition; this also reflected on the national team as Turkey finished third in the 2002 world cup with some of the club players featuring in the national squad.
Turkish giant Galatasaray is reportedly ready to take on real Madrid forward James Rodriguez on loan by taking up to 50% of his wage; the Colombian is deemed surplus to requirement at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Turkish news outlet Fotomac stated that the Turkish club is interested in bringing him to the club as the 30-year-old hope to restart his career away from Spain.
Galatasary players’ salary
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