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Rüştü Reçber

Rustu Recber
Rüştü Reçber (left)
Personal information
Full nameRüştü Reçber.
Date of birth10 May 1973(age 43)
Place of birthKorkuteli, Antalya Province, Turkey
Height1.87 m
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubBeşiktaş

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Rüştü Reçber (-trɾyʃty ɾetʃbeɾpron; born 10 May 1973, Korkuteli) is a Turkish international footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Beşiktaş J.K. in the Turkish Süper Lig.

He has played a key role in the success of the Turkish national squad, and it was at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, where Turkey finished third, that he earned a selection to the tournament's All Star team. He is also his country's record cap-holder with 120 international appearances since 1994.

Rüştü was named the best goalkeeper in European competitions in 2002, selected for the 2002 UEFA Team Of The Year by public vote. In 2004, he was selected to FIFA 100 by Pelé as one of the 125 best living footballers in the world. Rüştü retired from international level after UEFA Euro 2008 with 120 international caps to his name but was called to play against Spain on 28 March 2009 and 1 April.

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