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|Born||3 August 1962
|Occupation||Medicine, football referee|
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
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.
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