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    FAQ for Galatasaray Spor Kulübü

Where does the nickname "Cimbom" come from?

There are several legends about this as nobody exactly knows the origin of the word Cimbom. One of the stories tells you this: On an early school trip of the Galatasaray High School to Switzerland the students learned a Swiss football song with the name "Jim, Bom, Bom" and took it back with them to Istanbul. The song stayed with the team to this day and earned them their famous nickname, Cim Bom.

Who was Ali Sami Yen ?

Ali Sami Yen was one of the students and of the Galatasaray Lycee who founded Galatasaray Sports Club in 1905. He became the first president of the club.

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