Fourth Ethnosport Cultural Festival organized by the World Ethnosport Confederation Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe star footballers scored ok.
Galatasaray's Fernando Muslera and Radamel Falcao, Fenerbahçe's Emre Belözoğlu, Vedat Muric also participated in the first day of the festival, which was held at Ataturk Airport where Anadolu Agency is the global communications partner.
Having first arrived at the archery range, Emre and Muric had a difficult time in the face of the stampede and were led away from the field, accompanied by the stewards. Later, Bilal Erdoğan, President of the world Ethnosport Confederation (WEC), Hakan Kazancı, president of the Turkish Federation of traditional sports branches and vice president of the WEC, Mayor of Beyoğlu and President of The Archers Foundation Haydar Ali Yıldız came to the archery field. After security measures were taken, Emre and Muric returned to the area.
Galatasaray footballers Falcao and Muslera and the club's second president Abdurrahim Albayrak also reached the archery field. Muslera and Falcao, who had descended from their vehicles, also wanted to return as intense attention turned to the stampede. After Abdurrahim Albayrak's persuasion, the two players entered the archery field.
The players of the two teams met on the archery field. The players left the area for a short time due to the stampede and left the area after shooting arrows with Bilal Erdogan.
Footballers had to be put in a golf cart because of the stampede during which players left the field. Meanwhile, due to intense interest, the vehicle had difficulty moving for some time.
Medipol Başakşehir players; Arda Turan and Gökhan Inler watched the equestrian sports shows.
Former football players Ridvan Dilmen, Oğuz Çetin, Rüştü Reçber, Tolunay Kafkas, Hami Mandirali, Mehmet Aurelio, Mustafa Doğan, Ogün Temizkanoğlu, Ayhan Akman, and Nihat Kahveci also participated in the first day of the festival.