İsmail Çipe, the Galatasaray goalkeeper, recently announced on social media that he was heading to his birthplace of Hatay, one of the areas impacted by the devastating earthquake, to provide food as support and supplies to Turkey and Syria continued to flow.

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The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey on Monday left parts of Hatay province without power, and the footballer posted a picture of his car packed with food, blankets, and other supplies to get him there in an Instagram story.

Four significant earthquakes that occurred in Turkey and Syria in less than a day have attracted the attention of the entire world. According to reports, dozens of people have already died and thousands more have been injured.

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The first earthquake occurred close to Nurdagi in the province of Gaziantep, close to the Syrian border. Hours after the first earthquake, a second one occurred close to Ekinozu in Kahramanmaras. The third one was finally in the same province, close to Godson. The three earthquakes were respectively 7.8, 7.6, and 6.0 in magnitude.

Who is İsmail Çipe?

İsmail Çipe is a Turkish professional football player who competes in the Süper Lig for the Turkish club Galatasaray. He was born on January 5, 1995. On November 10, 2018, Çipe made his professional debut for Galatasaray in a 3-0 Süper Lig victory over Kayserispor.

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The football club that he plays for Galatasaray Spor Kulübü, also known as Galatasaray A in UEFA competitions, is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, on the European side of the city. It is a division of the larger Galatasaray Sports Club of the same name that plays association football. The larger club is a member of the Galatasaray Community Cooperation Committee, which also includes Galatasaray High School, where the football club was established in October 1905 with only student members. At home, the team typically wears shirts that are divided down the centre between the two colors—dark red and yellow. The most successful Turkish soccer team in history is Galatasaray.