Fatih Terim

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Soccer Coach
Date of Birth September 4, 1953
Place of Birth Adana, Turkey
Age 67 years old
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Fatih Terim

Fatih Terim is a Turkish association football manager and former player. He is the manager of Galatasaray, a position he previously held three times. Terim has managed several clubs in Italy and Turkey, as well as the Turkish national football team, most recently from 2013 to 2017. In a survey conducted by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics in 80 countries, he was placed among the best eight managers in the world, receiving his award at a ceremony held in Rothenburg, Germany, on 8 January 2001. Terim received a nomination for UEFA manager of the year 2008, and Eurosport named him the best coach at UEFA Euro 2008. In December 2008, he was ranked the seventh-best football manager in the world by World Soccer Magazine in 2008. His Turkish nickname is "İmparator", and his Italian nickname is "Imperatore". Both names mean "emperor".

About Fatih Terim

Turkish soccer coach known for his tenures at the helm of his country's national team. His work coaching various teams in Italy and Turkey earned him the nickname "Emperor."

Before Fame

He played soccer professionally from 1969-1985 as a member of Adana Demirspor and Galatasaray. He also earned 51 caps for the national team.


As the coach of Galatasaray, he's won multiple Super Lig titles, Turkish Cups, and Turkish Super Cups, as well as the 2000 UEFA Cup.

Family Life

He married Fulya Terim in 1982 and has two children.


He's coached Arda Turan on Turkey's national team.

Information related to Fatih Terim

  • Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium - The 3. İstanbul Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu is a football stadium in Başakşehir district of İstanbul, Turkey named in honour of successful Turkish footballer and manager Fatih Terim. Opened officially to public on 26 July 2014, the venue has a capacity of 17,156 spectators.
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  • UEFA Euro 2008 managers
  • UEFA Euro 1996 managers
  • Turkish Cypriot footballers
  • Göztepe managers
  • UEFA Euro 2016 managers
  • Recipients of the State Medal of Distinguished Service
  • Sportspeople from Adana
  • MKE Ankaragücü managers
  • Turkey national football team managers
  • UEFA Cup winning managers
  • A.C. Milan managers
  • ACF Fiorentina managers
  • Galatasaray S.K. (football) managers
  • Expatriate football managers in Italy
  • Adana Demirspor footballers
  • Süper Lig managers
  • Serie A managers
  • Turkish football managers
  • Galatasaray S.K. footballers
  • Turkey under-21 international footballers
  • Turkey international footballers
  • Turkey youth international footballers
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