Soccer-Turkey's Yilmaz-led Lille trio aim to carry club success into Euros


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - World Cup Qualifiers Europe - Group G - Turkey v Latvia - Ataturk Olimpiyat Stadyumu, Istanbul, Turkey - March 30, 2021 Turkey's Burak Yilmaz celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Veteran Turkey striker Burak Yilmaz and his young compatriots Yusuf Yazici and Zeki Celik have been at the heart of Lille's march to their first Ligue 1 title in 10 years.

The trio now aim to carry their club success onto the international stage at this year's European Championship, recapturing the spirit which took Turkey to the semi-finals of the 2002 World Cup and Euro 2008.

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