Still remember with Nihat Kahveci? Former Real Sociedad striker and Turkey national team announced soon retire from his career on the field.
32-year-old striker had been without a club since his contract terminated by Besiktas in May. At that time, he failed to score in 17 appearances throughout the season with Besiktas.
"I want to confirm the decision to end my professional career as a football player," said Nihat.
Nihat penetrate the first team Besiktas in 1997 and played for the Istanbul club until 2002, before moving to Real Sociedad.
On the Spanish side, the striker forming a partnership with Darko Kovacevic and bringing the team standings second position behind Real Madrid. He also ended the 2002-03 season by being ranked number two La Liga top scorer list, under Ronaldo.
Nihat also played in the Villarreal period 2006-09 before returning to Besiktas. Unfortunately, in addition failed to score, he also involved a dispute with his teammate, Ricardo Quaresma and journalists.
Throughout his career, he collected 69 caps for Turkey's national team. He also helped his country was ranked third in the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan.