After the defeat last night against Portugal, Turkey will not participate in the 2022 World Cup. Yilmaz decides to end his international career. more
Yilmaz announces the end of his international career
After Turkey’s defeat last night against Portugal (3-1), captain Burak Yilmaz announced the end of his international career. Arrived in 2006 to the Red and White team at the age of twenty, he made a good impression. His charisma and professionalism made him a leader of his nation.
Passed by Antalyaspor, Besiktas, Fenerbahce or Galatasaray, Burak Yilmaz knows the Turkish atmosphere well and the fans are attached to the players. He made the national team shine by scoring 31 goals in 77 matches. The current Lille striker, 36, has announced that he is ending his career with Turkey. Returning to northern France, yilmaz He will now be able to focus on the French championship with Lille, currently sixth in Ligue 1.
Turkey is out of the 2022 World Cup.
It’s a double penalty for Turkey who, in addition to having to give up their captain, were also eliminated from the 2022 World Cup. After a fairly successful season (6 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat) the Reds and Whites were doing well. However, Turkey Burak Yilmaz failed in this group C, made up of Italy (removed), North Macedonia and Portugal.
The Turks did not resist the attack of Cristiano Ronaldo’s men. After a quarter of an hour playing, Otavio scored the first Portuguese goal. Shortly before the end of the first half, Liverpool striker Diogo Jota made it 2-0. But Burak Yilmaz reduced the score before returning to the dressing room. The penalty miss at the end of the match was a turning point in this match. But Turkey was eliminated from the world 3-1.