Sükrü Saracoglu Stadium, Turkey /
I am not crying, you are crying … And if you did not have at least one tear, we regret to inform you that you do not have a heart. This weekend, Fenerbahçe paid a very emotional tribute two of his most famous fans, an elderly couple who used to go to the stadium together, but now they will support from heaven.
El Sr. Mümtaz y la Sra. Ihsan They were one of the most loyal fans of the Turkish team, they achieved fame for their tender faces that were seen weekly in the Estadio Sükrü Saracoglu, but unfortunately they will not return to their respective places in the stands, although they will have a “VIP box” in the sky to see the club of their loves.
The story of Fenerbahçe’s grandparents
Mr. Mümtaz was the first to pass away a few years ago, but his wife kept alive the tradition of being present at Fenerbahçe games, although without the same smile and emotion of yesteryear when she was accompanied by her husband.
Sadly, Ms. Ihsan’s health condition worsened in recent times, in addition to the fact that the coronavirus pandemic forced the paralysis of football in Turkey as in practically the whole world for several months; upon his return, it was played without an audience and she didn’t come back because she died this week.
Fenerbahçe’s tribute to their grandparents
As has become customary in various sports buildings, life-size cardboard photographs are now placed to simulate the presence of fans. That was precisely what the Fenerbahçe money recordar al Sr. Mumtaz y la Sra. Ihsan, well two images were placed in their usual seats, what the club itself shared on social networks as a farewell.
Unfortunately, in sports it was a very bad night for the Yellow Canaries because they beat them at home 3-0 against Yeni Malatyaspor, thus losing the leadership of the Turkish Super League.