Turkey is incensed over the way the national team on Sunday evening have been received at the airport and keflavík international airport in Iceland. On Tuesday to play the two countries against each other in the first round of the european CHAMPIONSHIP in 2020.
The Turkish team had three hours to wait at the passport control, at customs and the luggage of the whole delegation, was several times thoroughly searched. Bullying, on top of that, the Turks. Team captain Emre Belözoglu was a “fan” of a brush under the nose is pushed down during an interview at the airport.
“It’s disrespectful, and vulgar”, replied Burak Yilmaz. “We have a six-and-a-half hours to be flown and then another three hours to wait!”
The Turkish minister of Foreign Affairs, has made its displeasure clear in a tweet. “The way in which the Turkish national football team in Iceland, and has been treated in a diplomatic and in a human sense, is not acceptable. No one should doubt that we will do whatever it takes.”
According to a spokesperson for the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was the handling of the Icelanders “are not in line with the normal diplomatic use. “I will judge the government departments and the officials who are responsible for it”, he added.
In turkey, travelled full of confidence for Iceland, after the handsome 2-0 victory on Saturday against world champion Spain. With 9 out of 9 and took the team to a perfect start in group H. the Tuesday night of play, Iceland, and Turkey, against each other in the Mountains.