Oldest sport club in Turkey, Beşiktaş is one of the 3 major clubs in Istanbul. It has 15 Turkish National League championship. The unofficial symbol of the club is "Black Eagle". Beşiktaş is also well known with its passionate fan group called "Çarşı".
He is a former basketball player of Serbian origin. He is the first Turkish player who played in NBA. A three-time All-EuroLeague Team member, he is also the fourth best rebounder in the EuroLeague, since the year 2000, with 1,287 total rebounds.
He is a famous Graeco-Roman style wrestler. He won two times in Olympics (1996 and 2000) and three times World Championship (1993, 1995 and 2005). He was named The Wrestler of the century in 1996 by FILA.