Hakan Sukur become Turkey Parliament member

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Former Turkish national football team striker, Hakan Sukur, was elected to Turkey parliament representing Istanbul from the Justice and Development Party. Goal.com launch, back the Justice and Development Party victory in Turkish elections by gaining 47 percent of the vote on June 12, 2011 makes Hakan Sukur won one seat in parliament.

Former football player Galatasaray, Inter Milan, Torino and Parma had to obtain approval from the Turkey Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to become a member of the Turkish parliament.

Since retiring from football, Hakan Sukur spent more time in politics career. In addition, he was a frequent commentator on the game at the television station.

Hakan Sukur is one of the Turkish football legend. Striker who dedicated 51 goals from 112 games with the Turkish national team that brought The Crescent Stars occupy the third position in the 2002 World Cup.

Hakan Sukur is still listed as a player who can score the fastest goal in World Cup history when South Korea's breaking goal in the semifinals after only running 10.8 seconds.