Monday, July 2, 2012
The Court released Fenerbahçe President Aziz Yildirim and Director İlhan Ekşioğlu on Monday after the very last hearing. Yildirim ended his words: "Even if you decide to hang me, my last words will be FENERBAHÇE. I want my freedom!"
After the court's decision Fenerbahçe President was released from Metris Cezaevi where he stayed for a year during the trials. Hundreds of Fenerbahçe fans were ready to greet their President at the prison gate. Aziz Yildirim thanked the fans and left the facility as a free President.