Aurelio’s Turk status confirmed

Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Marco Aurelio, renamed "Mehmet" since taking Turkish nationality, will definitely be exempt from the foreigner limit instated on teams in the Turkish Süper Lig, it was confirmed today.

The Turkish Football Federation stated that as of this season, Aurelio will be considered a Turkish member of Fenerbahçe.

Aurelio is also available for selection by Fatih Terim, the head coach of Turkey.