Turkish footballer Yilmaz Çalik dies in a traffic accident

Drama in Turkey. The turkish international Yilmaz Çalik, a former Galatasaray player, has died at the age of 27 in a traffic accident, as confirmed on Tuesday by his club, the Konyaspor of the Turkish Super League.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our footballer Ahmet Calik, who won the affection of our fans and our city from the first day he arrived at the Konyaspor. Our condolences to the family, “he announced on social media.

The defender was killed after his car rolled over in the Turkish capital, Ankara, while driving towards the city of Nigde, the state news agency reported. Anatolia. Pictures in local media showed the car seriously damaged on the side of the road.

Calik went from Galatasaray to Konyaspor in 2020. He was also international with Turkey, being called up for Euro 2016 and playing eight games, the last of them in 2017 against Moldova.

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