Ajansspor added the most unimaginable link-up video that even the fans did not know they needed showcasing Walker, Xhaka, Çalhanoğlu, and Rudiger in the expansion of the footballing multiverse.
Football players are currently enjoying their break after fulfilling the responsibilities for their clubs and countries in a very demanding last season that also included the Qatar World Cup.
Players have been spotted engaging in various activities off the pitch, Real Madrid star Jude Bellingham and his England teammate Marcus Rashford attended the Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2024 event, while Juventus player Paul Pogba reunited with his former Manchester United teammate Jadon Sancho at the Paris Fashion event, and Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne was seen spending time with Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk, highlighting the close bonds that exist among players during their downtime.
Walker, Xhaka, and Rudiger Spotted Playing Football in Turkey
It was the video released by Ajansspor that truly caught the attention of fans worldwide. The unexpected link-up between Walker, Xhaka, Çalhanoğlu, and Rudiger featured several other Turkish and international talents, creating a captivating blend of personalities.
Ajansspor shared the video on their social media platforms, and the views skyrocketed as this remarkable footage showcases a unique collaboration that even the fans didn’t know they needed, expanding the boundaries of the football multiverse.
In the video, Manchester City defender Kyle Walker, Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, Bodrumspor coach İsmet Taşdemir, Inter Milan midfielder Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Trabzonspor goalkeeper Uğurcan Çakır, Co-founder of Whoscored.com Ali Şafak Öztürk, Turkish Businessman Servet Çavuşoğlu, Turkish footballer Serdar Özkan, Turkish content creator Nalet Bebe, Turkish actor Ümit Erdim and Real Madrid defender Antonio Rüdiger were seen standing shoulder to shoulder while the UEFA Champions League anthem played in the background.
Rudiger is an incredible defender but he was seen wearing the goalkeeper gloves.
This felt like an extensive MOD version of the FIFA 23 Ultimate Team
Fans were quick to remember the link-up that included Jay-Z, Oblak, and Maddison for the PUMA promo.
Some even poked fun at a player who seemed like an alternate version of Luka Modric.
It is the reactions from fans like this, that can serve as a tremendous source of excitement for the Turkish community who have been through a lot in the past year, Witnessing such an epic crossover featuring players from different countries alongside Turkish businessmen and talent from the creative field, can only bring positivity and inspiration and the fact that these players chose to spend their vacation together further strengthens the bond between the players and the fans.
Turkey has experienced significant events this year, starting with the devastating 7.8 magnitude Turkey-Syria earthquake on February 6, 2023. The footballing world united during this time of crisis, as Bukayo Saka became an example after he funded accommodations for the families that lost their homes and the music featured in the video serves as a reminder of how Turkey hosted the memorable UEFA Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter Milan while rebuilding the country.
Besides the players mentioned in the video, several others are also enjoying Turkey as their vacation spot during this off-season. Among them are Fenerbahce’s new signing Edin Džeko, Borussia Dortmund‘s Łukasz Piszczek, Barcelona’s Robert Lewandowski, Fiorentina’s Luka Jović, Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins, Thomas Cairney from Fulham, and national footballers Umut Nayır and Cenk Tosun are all continuing their holidays in a luxury hotel located in the Belek Tourism Center of the Serik district.
In an era where social media allows fans to connect with their favourite players and gain glimpses into their lives off the pitch, while some players choose paid endorsements to collaborate, moments like these, where it is the sheer will to stay authentic become even more significant. They create lasting memories, inspire fans, and showcase the personalities of these football stars beyond their professional achievements.