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Selçuk Yula

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Full nameSelçuk Yula
Date of birthNovember 08, 1959(age 57)
Place of birthAnkara, Turkey
Playing positionStriker

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Selçuk Yula, born on November 8, 1959 in Ankara, is a Turkish football player and topscorer.

Yula started his career in the Ankara club Şekerspor. His transfer to Fenerbahçe at the age of 19, had been a milestone in his career, where he became twice league topscorer with 16 goals in 1982, with 19 goals in 1983, and he won two league titles with Fenerbahçe, where he scored a total of 134 goals. He also played and scored in the match against Bordeaux, European Champions of the time, that Fenerbahçe won 3-2.

Yula played for Blau-Weiß 90 Berlin in German Bundesliga in the season 1986-1987. He then came back to Turkey to play for Sarıyer (1987 1991) and then Galatasaray (1991 1993). He quit his professional career under Fenerbahçe jersey, in a specially scheduled match played between Fenerbahçe vs. Erzurumspor in Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium.

He was capped 22 times for the Turkish national football team, including three times as the team-captain.

One of the most remarkable football legends of Fenerbahçe, Yula is currently a sports journalist with the newspaper Fotomaç and also serving as sports critic and expert for the Fenerbahçe TV and ATV with weekly appearances. He was selected as the "Best Sports Critic of the Year" among the polls made within the Fenerbahçe fans in 2005 and 2007.

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