Demiral, from Saudi Arabia to Leipzig to become Turkey’s hero and MVP


Demiral, from Saudi Arabia to Leipzig to become Turkey’s hero and MVP

Coming to this Euro Cup, as N’Golo Kantéamong others, from Saudi football, Merih Demiral He is already in the history of Turkish football after scoring two goals in Tuesday’s match Austria which qualified their team for the third time for the quarterfinals, where they will meet on Saturday Netherlands In Berlin. Chosen MVP of the match that closed the round of 16, Demiral touched the sky in Leipzig.

Demiral play like Kante (Al Ittihad), in the Saudi League. In particular, the Turkish center back, 26 years old, plays in Al-Ahli since August 2023, when he signed from Atalanta for 16.6 million euros. This is the final destination (for now) of a career that has taken him around many times, since he started in the lower categories of Fenerbahçe. Alcanenense, Sporting de Portugal, Alanyaspor, Sassuolo, Juventus, Atalanta and Al-Ahli are the teams where the Austria-Turkey MVP played. Kante already have France two MVP awards in this Euro Cup.

Demiral He was imperial this July 2 at the Red Bull Arena. He was chosen UEFA MVP not only for his double, but also for his extensive and effective work in defence. A double that is in his destiny and Türkiye.

Merih Demiral This Tuesday he also became the first defender to score two goals in a knockout match of a major tournament since the Barcelona player. Lilian Thuram in the 1998 World Cup in France (he scored a double against Croatia in the 2-1 semi-final).

Source: La Verdad


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