We are used to hearing a lot of tragic news in the last year. They were mostly related to death from COVID, but also to the consequences of a heart attack. This time tragic news again. Namely, Turkish football player Ahmet Calik has died in a car accident at the age of 27.
Ahmet Calik was a great talent in Turkey and played for one of the biggest Turkish clubs Galatasaray, before moving to Konyaspor two years ago which is playing great this season. There are many messages of condolence from the world, and the Turkish FA also spoke and said: "It is with deep sadness that we learned that Ahmet Calik, football player of Ittifak Holding Konyaspor, who also played in our national team, passed away as a result of a traffic accident."
"May Allah have mercy on the deceased. Our condolences to his family, relatives, Ittifak Holding Konyaspor Club and the Turkish football community." Muharrem Kasapoglu, Turkey`s minister also spoke out and said :" I have found out with deep regret that our national football player Ahmet Calik, who plays for Konyaspor, passed away in a traffic accident on the Ankara - Nigde highway.
" "May God have mercy on the late Ahmet Calik, who also served in our national team. My condolences to his family, Konyaspor, and the entire football community."
The message of condolence for Ahmet Calik's family
Galatasaray and Konyaspor sent a message of condolence.
The clubs he played for and to whom he provided a lot “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our football player Ahmet Calik, who has won the love of our fans and our city since the first day he came to our Konyaspor.
“Condolences to all of us, especially to the family of our football player Ahmet Calik”. The club said Calik's burial would take place later on Tuesday after funeral prayers at the Elmadag Sungur Mosque. Galatasaray official page wrote: “It is with deep sadness that we learned of the death of our former football player Ahmet Calik.
May God have mercy on the deceased, we express our condolences to his grieving family, loved ones and Turkish sports community”. Ahmet Calik was a great player and he was a huge talent, but life writes some other stories, and it is really tragic that young people disappear like this. And we express our condolences to the families who really need strength in these moments