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Ahmet Çakar
Born 3 August 1962 (1962-08-03) (age 59)
Occupation Medicine, football referee
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Ahmet Çakar
Domestic
Years League Role
1990–1999 1. Lig Referee
International
Years League Role
1992–1999 FIFA-listed Referee

Ahmet Çakar (born 3 August 1962) is a Turkish sportscaster and a former football referee.

Information

He is famous for the abrasive manner in which he presents the Show TV sports programme Altıpas, being described as "Turkey's most controversial football pundit". He also writes sports articles for Sabah newspaper. He is a medical doctor as well. Currently he is a commentator on the Turkish football television programme Beyaz Futbol, on Beyaz TV.

In March 2013, Çakar appeared on TV claiming that the draws for the quarter-finals of UEFA's club competitions had been fixed by those making the draw "carry[ing] metal objects that sensed vibrations in the balls being selected".

According to IFFHS, he is one of the world's best referees of the quarter of a century

Biography

He was born in Istanbul in 1962. He completed his high school education at Istanbul Erkek Lisesi in 1980. Then he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Istanbul University.

In 2004, he was shot and wounded in the groin and abdomen in Istanbul.

Major matches refereed

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