Does AstroTurf mark the end of
İstanbul's street soccer culture?

Salt Beyoğlu

November 18, 2011 18.31

Bağış Erten
SALT Beyoğlu 2. Floor

Bağış Erten is a sports critic and editorial director of Eurosport Türkiye. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law and wrote a master’s thesis on the political movements of 1968. In addition to his writing on soccer, Erten has studied the culture, sociology and philosophy of the sport for the past eight years, and collects World Cup memorabilia. He also translated British author Nick Hornby’s cult autobiography as a soccer fan, Fever Pitch. A believer that soccer is an important element of our urban fabric, Erten thinks the enrichment of soccer culture is possible only through its interaction with the city.

The talk will be held in Turkish.