40,000 Galatasaray Fans Turn Up For Radamel Falcao's Unveiling At Turk Telekom Stadium
Galatasaray fans were out in force for new signing Falcao's unveiling at Turk Telekom Stadium with over 40,000 fanatical supporters welcoming him to the historic club.
The European giants snapped up Falcao on a free transfer and he received one hell of an ovation when he was introduced as a Galatasaray player.
In excess of 40,000 fans rocked up to his official presentation, creating an unreal atmosphere.
The Colombian led chants with Galatasaray supporters going absolutely wild.
:arrow_forward: @Falcao'dan mabedimizde ilk 3'lü! :muscle:
CİMBOMBOM! :clap: #AslanlarSahada pic.twitter.com/vkPY1qm8JF
- Galatasaray SK (@GalatasaraySK) September 4, 2019
Inolvidable. :thumbsup::thumbsup: pic.twitter.com/YcZKSNG9XN
- Radamel Falcao (@FALCAO) September 4, 2019
Falcao also received a warm welcome when he landed in Turkey to sign his contract.
Thousands and thousands of fans turned up at Istanbul airport to greet the ex-Manchester United and Chelsea star and the scenes were crazy.
Thank you all for the amazing support and love. pic.twitter.com/lE4dQIzLDG
- Radamel Falcao (@FALCAO) September 2, 2019
International media: Galatasaray fans are absolutely crazy!
Falcao: Say no more. :sunglasses: pic.twitter.com/td8Dr3ofS6
- Galatasaray EN (@Galatasaray) September 1, 2019
Since joining AS Monaco from Atletico Madrid for a reported £50 million in 2013, 'El Tigre' has scored 83 goals in 139 appearances for the Principality outfit - winning the Ligue One title under Leonardo Jardim in 2017.
He'll now ply his trade at the home of the 22-time Turkish champions.
:tiger2: :point_right: pic.twitter.com/zsWX0kS7TK
- Galatasaray SK (@GalatasaraySK) September 2, 2019
The 33-year-old has signed a three-year contract and he'll be paid a net transfer fee of £4.5 million for three seasons starting from the 2019/2020 campaign.