Turkey's 'unbelievable' fans make presence felt at Euro 2024


Turkey fans have made their presence known in Germany for Euro 2024.

Almost three million people with Turkish roots currently live in Germany - and with Europe's biggest football competition arriving, they are keen to make an impression.

An organised fan march, flamboyant dancing and a whole lot of noise descended on Dortmund on Saturday as Turkey prepared to face Portugal in their second match in Group F.

Drivers cruised along the roads surrounding the stadium hours before kick-off, beeping their horns as passengers stuck their heads out of the windows and waved Turkish flags.

Side mirrors were decorated in Turkey's red and white colours, while supporters threw confetti over cars passing by.

Turkey's fans had taken over the city.

"Good is not the right word [to describe our fans]… They are unbelievable," one supporter, Batuhan, 25, told BBC Sport.

"We make a good atmosphere, are loud and are not normal - I cannot explain it.

"There are many Turkish people who are living in Germany since many years ago. We helped to build this country too."

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