Often nicknamed 'Emperor'
Success gained with Turkish team Galatasaray leading him to Lega Calcio Serie A of Italia. Managed teams of Fiorentina, AC Milan as well as got offers from other clubs like FC Barcelona and Liverpool. Placed among the best-eight soccer coaches in the world; awarded in Germany on Jan 2001. Honored with the rank Commendatore OSSI (Commander of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) by Italia on May 2008. Remembered as the Comeback Kings, he and his team during EURO2008 Football Championship.
(Above) Our National Team's coach, Fatih Terim
Turkey drew 1-1 with Belgium in Group 5 World Cup Qualifier yesterday. We rank the second in the group with 4-pts in two games. By today, current rankings as follows:
Upcoming matches for Turkey:
11/10/2008 Turkey vs Bosnia-Herzegovina in Istanbul
15/10/2008 Estonia vs Turkey in Tallinn
Group 5 is my fantasy group. My favourites are Spain, and Turkey of course! Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in football that helps absorbing all positives:)