Curently featuring Portuguese internationals Ricardo Quaresma, Simao Sabrosa, Hugo Almedia and Manuel Fernandes, Beşiktaş Jimnastik Kulübü (commonly called Beșiktaș) is a professional sports club based in Beşiktaş district in Istanbul, Turkey. Beşiktaş is best known for its soccer team and is regarded as one of the powerhouses of the Turkish Super League.
Beșiktaș finished the 2011/12 season and would have qualified for the Europa League as a result had it not been for a ban imposed on the club by UEFA because of the club’s financial problems.
Earlier today, Beşiktaş officially launched what its is calling 2012/13 Red kit from technical sponsor adidas. This is the team’s third kit for the upcoming season and will be worn for the first time during a pre-season friendly against Manchester City on July 20th in Austria.