Several Turkish league football clubs and players born in or linked to the country lead various actions to help those affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syriawhich have already caused more than 6,000 deaths.
Galatasaray has sent 6 trucks with relief supplies and up to 72 mobile toiletswhile two other leading clubs in the country, fenerbahce and the BesiktasThey have also sent vehicles with various material.
“The seventh truck left, made up of relief materials collected for our citizens affected by the disaster that suffocated our country. The relief material consisting of 6,645 packages, which began shipping today, will meet our people in the disaster area. And we know that we will heal the wounds together! “, Fenerbahce wrote in its last publication on Tuesday.
He Konyaspor It has moved 100 containers from home and has prepared its stadium to receive victims, something that the Antalyaspor, In addition to providing vehicles.
He Trabzonspor and the Istanbul Basaksehir provided winter clothing and other clubs such as the kayserisporhe Ankaragücü or the Giresunspor different supplies were sent to the affected area.
Between the players who play in the Turkish league, the Brazilian lincoln henriquefrom Fenerbahce, publicly announced his desire to welcome a family with children who were victims of the earthquake.
Support for those affected has also come from footballers born in Turkey who develop their careers abroad.
Merih Demiral, former player of the Juventus and now in the Atalanta, will auction a shirt signed by the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo to raise funds for the victims and the central Çaglar Söyünku has sent material from Leicester.
“I just spoke with Cristiano Ronaldo. He said that he was very sad about what happened in Turkey. We are auctioning off Ronaldo’s signed shirt in my collection. All proceeds from the auction will be used in the earthquake zone,” Demiral posted.
*With information from EFE
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