- Address: Recep Peker Caddesi, Istanbul
- Country: Turkey
- Capacity: 47,000
- Opened: 1908
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Fenerbahçe (football)
Extra stadium info – Ülker Stadyumu
The Ülker Stadyumu is located in Kadıköy, a cosmopolitan district on the Asian side of Istanbul. It was renovated several times. Ülker, a food and beverage manufacturer based in Istanbul, secured naming rights of the venue in 2015. In 2009, the stadium hosted the last final of the tournament with the name UEFA Cup. The tournament is currently known as the UEFA Europa League. It is known as the second-tier competition in European club football. The 2009 UEFA Cup was won by Shakhtar Donetsk from Ukraine after beating Werder Bremen from Germany 2-1. 37,000 people attended the final.
Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü
The football team of Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü, one of the major Turkish sports teams, use the Ülker Stadyumu for home games. Fenerbahçe, nicknamed Sari Kanaryalar (Yellow Canaries), won the Turkish top-flight football league in 1959 for the first time in their history. The side from Istanbul became the first football team with 10 Turkish top-division titles, followed by Besiktas and Galatasaray. Fenerbahçe SK have a fierce rivalry with Beşiktaş JK and Galatasaray SK, two other sides from Istanbul, which has led to violence among fans on several occasions.
Several world famous players signed with Fenerbahçe. Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha is one of those players. The Brazilian football legend, who played hundreds of games for the world famous Spanish football side Real Madrid, is widely considered one of the greatest left backs in history. He won several world championship titles. Mesut Özil and Robin van Persie also signed with Fenerbahçe. They are among the first football players with 10 million followers on their main social media page.