Turkish FC Besiktas football players have voiced their frustration with their own fans, accusing them of being too loud and distracting during games. The players claim that the chants and cheers from the stands are making it difficult for them to focus on the game.
“We appreciate the support, but it’s getting out of hand,” said one player, who wished to remain anonymous. “We can barely hear each other on the field, let alone communicate effectively.”
The fans have been taken aback by the criticism, arguing that their passionate support is what drives the team to victory. “If they want us to be quiet, maybe they should play better,” said one fan.
The club’s management has not yet commented on the situation, but some fans are calling for a compromise to be reached. Suggestions range from designated “quiet zones” in the stadium to the use of noise-cancelling headphones by the players.
In a world where football is often referred to as a religion, this incident serves as a reminder that even the most devoted fans can sometimes go too far in their quest to support their team.