Galatasaray Sports Club, known as GS, was founded in 1905 by the students of Galatasaray Lycée in Beyoglu district of Istanbul. It started as a football (soccer) club but then other sports branches were added, such as basketball, handball, swimming, athletics, etc. Their colors are yellow and red, their nickname is "lions".
Galatasaray won the Turkish Super League for 20 times, being 2014 - 2015 season as the last one. They also won the UEFA Cup and Super Cup in 2000, being the only Turkish team so far winning these international cups.
Today, its president is Mr. Dursun Ozbek. Their new stadium, named after the founder of the club, Ali Sami Yen, is located in Seyrantepe neighbourhood and is known as Turk Telekom Arena with a capacity of 52,650 people.
Turk Telekom Arena
Seyrantepe – İstanbul
Phone: +90 212 305 1905
Fax: +90 212 273 2859