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    Official name: Besiktas Jimnastik Kulubu

    City: Istanbul, Turkey

    Best League Performance: Champions 13 times 
    (most recent - 2008/09)
    
    Best Cup Performance: Winners 8 times 
    (Most recent - 2008/09)
   
 
    Website: http://www.bjk.com.tr/en

 
  

  

Besiktas' Portuguese players

 

Ricardo Quaresma

Ricardo Quaresma moved to Turkish side Besiktas looking to finally realise his potential outside Portugal. Despite consistently brilliant performances for both Sporting and FC Porto, the winger failed to convince at the highest level in stints abroad at Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea. Undeterred, the 26-year-old packed his bags for Istanbul and a new challenge with Besiktas in the summer of 2010. Full profile.

 

 


Stadium

 

Name: BJL Inonu Stadium
Capacity: 32,145