Fatih Terim-Galatasaray Manager

 

    Birth Date&Place:14.09.1953,Adana

    Altough started his football career as a striker he became famous as a sweeper.After six years with Adana Demirspor between 1970-76 moved to Galatasaray and played for them as captain until end of his career at 1988.He made 473 league appearences and scored  9 goals,played for Turkish National Team 71 times and scored twice.He was the best defender of his era..

    Fatih Terim started his career as a coach in 1988-89 season at MKE Ankaragucu.Next season he trained Goztepe.In 1990 he became Turkish Under 21 National Team trainer and  assistant of Turkish National Team manager Seppe Piontek.He was very succesful with  Turkish U-21 team,made them Mediterranean Games Champion and in 1993 he was promoted to Turkish National Team Manager position.It was Turkey's best years at football so far, between 1993-96,Fatih Terim achieved to carry Turkey to Euro Cup96 finals.

    He had coached Galatasaray until 2000.He has made Galatasaray  4 times Leagueand 3 times FA-Cup Champion Galatasaray got very good results against European Football Giants under his management and win UEFA Cup 1999-2000.AC Milan,Juventus FC,Borussia Dortmund Hertha Berlin,Athletico Bilbao,Real Mallorca,Leed United, Grasshoppers,Rapid Wien, Rosenborg and Arsenal are already on his victim list...It looks like many other teams will be included.

   After his great succeses with Galatasaray,some big European clubs wanted to appoint him and he chose a Major Italian club,Fiorentina...

    Good luck in the Hell ,Mr.Terim...

                                                                 

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