The greatest Turk

Football columnists can sometimes go a bit over the top... but this first sentence must be one of the most over the top I've come across. Not only that, it also promotes Sertab Erener pretty high up in the Turkish pantheon of heroes:


THE PETER HUGHES COLUMN - HE'S THE GREATEST TURK IN HISTORY...
Peter Hughes; 3 March 2009

…or so the song goes.

And with the greatest respect to Orhan Pamuk, Sertab Erener, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and even Sulyman the Magnificent, you have to think that when he’s on form, Tuncay Sanli IS the greatest Turk in history.

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  1. Agggghhhh .... I feel a sense of nausea .... off to the toilet to be sick !!!

    Ahhhhh..... that's better !!!

    Just off to the sofa now to read Patrick Kinross's account of Ataturk life. We are talking of REAL heroes aren't we ??!!

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  2. Eski Kanka, I would have thought you would have complained that Kenan Evren isn't on the list of Turkish heroes.

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  3. Is he OK?....

    It is so absurd.

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  4. It just goes without saying that for every Ankaragucu fanatik, Kenan Evren is a close 2nd to Ataturk in the list of all time great hero figures !!!

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  5. Here's a line from Hugh's column that Eski and I most certainly agree on: "It’s amazing how a few good results totally change your outlook on life."

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  6. Totally agree with Gulay (I'm not going to make a habit of this though !!!).

    Also, agree with Battle Damaged. I'm smiling at school these days. Fortunately, all the male students know why !!

    Hope I can keep that smile going on Monday morning ??!!

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