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Vassell Mobbed In Turkey *Video*

Vassell Mobbed In Turkey *Video*

It has been widely reported that Manchester City and Turkish club Ankaragucu have reached an agreement over 29-year-old Darius Vassell.

Cengiz Topel Yildirim, the Turkish club`s chairman declared: 'We aim to secure a big signing as this year is our centenary. He will visit the city and our installations. Then he will make a decision.

'I hope we can include him in our squad.'

The out-of-contract striker was completely overwhelmed in the Turkish capital by a 3,000 strong crowd of Ankaragucu fans who had turned up at the airport to see the former Manchester City man.

He was greeted by pretty girls with 'Vassell' on the back of their shirts, presented with flowers and had a dozen scarves wrapped round his neck as he was paraded through the excited crowd.



To say the ex-England player looked shocked was an understatement as the vivacious crowd chanted out his name, holding home-made banners and lighting flares.

One placard read: 'You are more than a player, we are more than a club - welcome to Ankaragucu.`

After making his way through the crowd, it was reported that around 50 buses and 250 cars of well wishers followed Vassell from the airport to hotel.

If this deal goes through, Vassell will have a lot to live up to.

Good-luck Darius, we wish you well in pastures new.



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Writer:Lincolnsmariner
Date:Thursday July 2 2009
Time: 1:04PM

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This is one of the funniest thing's I've seen! Welcome to hell, Vass! His face is an absolute picture. Christ, he looks terrified! Nice bloke Vass, good luck mate.
Johnny Baguette
02/07/2009 13:12:00
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Im sure he will be a big hit in Turkey, he is a hero already! He has to join them now, he could NEVER return there if he didnt!!!
eighthsin
02/07/2009 13:16:00
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Darus Varsel Darus Varsel! oh way oh way oh way! HAHA love the pronunciation. That tops the SSN coverage from when we signed Robinho :L btw, does anyone know if there's a place where i can see that midnight coverage from when we signed robbie???
C1TY SL1CKER
02/07/2009 13:17:00
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lol, classic... will tevez and eto'o receive a similar reception at COMS?
severedgein
02/07/2009 13:25:00
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And these fans are all stone cold sober.
Sindbad
02/07/2009 14:40:00
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no coz eto'o isnt going to sign and i very much doubt tevez will either.
Mike Hunt
02/07/2009 14:40:00
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and if you look to the right of here you will see our season hasnt got off too well..we are 12th and even birmingham and hull are above us...good job we are still above the rags though lol
Mike Hunt
02/07/2009 14:42:00
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Funny old thing. I see Das Daily Mail's hacks have now run the video as an article an hour or so after 8th...
Johnny Baguette
02/07/2009 15:07:00
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They are behind the times, but at least it shows they read Vital Man City to get their stories!
eighthsin
02/07/2009 16:48:00
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Hopefully its goodbye to Darius! Good luck to him.
shauny
02/07/2009 17:40:00
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