UEFA Champions League Final Takes Place in Istanbul

​​President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was in attendance to watch the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter Milan at the Istanbul Atatürk Olympic Stadium on June 10. Prior to the match, President Erdoğan met with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, as well as Aleksander Čeferin, President of UEFA, and Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA, at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul.

The match featured two footballers with Turkish ancestry, İlkay Gündoğan for Manchester City and Hakan Çalhanoğlu for Inter Milan. In the end, Manchester City emerged victorious, and İlkay Gündoğan made history as the first Turkish player to lift the cup.​

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