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In “Moderate” Muslim Turkey Fans BOO Moment of Silence for France – Chant “Allahu Akbar” Instead


On Tuesday the Turkish national soccer team played an international friendly against the national team from Greece and something shocking took place.

Around the same time that Germany/Netherlands game was being cancelled due to a foiled terrorist plot that could have killed hundreds and just a few days after an attack that took place outside of a France/Germany matchup and saw more than one hundred people killed, Turkey and Greece met to play soccer. Before the official start of the game FIFA (the governing body for international soccer) decided that there would be a moment of silence before kickoff. The two teams gathered at the center of the pitch and stood silently in honor of those killed in Paris earlier this week… which was when the stadium full of Turkish soccer fans erupted in the most disrespectful and disgusting manner possible.

In a show of defiance, the Turkish fans began booing during the moment of silence and then followed it up with loud chants of “Allahu Akbar,” the same chant heard being said by some of the terrorists involved in the Paris rampage.

How about those “moderate” Muslims in “Western” Turkey we’re always hearing so much about? I guess they aren’t soccer fans…

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Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Romulus Marketing. He's also the managing editor at, and the managing partner at You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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