Arda Turan

What to do when you’ve been transfer banned, by FC Barcelona

(@FCBarcelona) In April 2014, Barcelona were given a 14-month transfer ban by FIFA for breaking rules related to the transfer of players under the age of 18. FIFA rejected their appeal in August of that year and in December, the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected another appeal. “Barcelona will not be allowed to sign …

If it continued… (Atletico Madrid v Barcelona)

The second leg of Atletico Madrid’s Copa del Rey semifinal against Barcelona had it. A skillful Fernando Torres goal within the first minute, Jordi Alba getting smacked in the head by the linesman’s flag, Torres shoving Neymar while walking off the pitch at halftime, Gabi getting a red card in the tunnel, Arda Turan throwing …

Arda Turan sings (terribly) on The Voice in Turkey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n54r5eF0Jy0 The winter break affords footballers the opportunity to do things away from the game for once. So Atletico Madrid’s Arda Turan went home to Turkey to try and make it as a singer (kind of) on The Voice. For those unfamiliar with the show, the judges all start with their chairs turned away from …