A message from the stars of FC Barcelona for the world’s rising star, Turkish Airlines....

Turkish Airlines, the Premium Partner of FC Barcelona and a rising star of the airline industry, held its 2012 Leadership Conference in Antalya. On this occasion, FC Barcelona had a special and unexpected message for all the management and staff of Turkish Airlines. The message was: “Asıl Maç Şimdi” - ”The Game is Now”.

Star players like Xavi Hernandez, Eric Abidal, Sergio Busquets, Javier Mascherano, Pedro Rodriguez, Dani Alves, Cesa Fabregas, Andres İniesta, Gerard Pique and Lionel Messi recorded a special video for Turkish Airlines. The result is a funny and sincere message that encourages the Turkish Airlines community to never give up and to push their limits in order to achieve even higher goals.

Game is now



FC Barcelona players, identifying themselves as members of the Turkish Airlines family, give the following messages and tips for success;

  • Win once, you're a winner. Win again, you're a champion!
  • You win, or you lose. There is no draw in this game!
  • Always keep your eyes on the ball!
  • ,Attack is the best form of defense. Be aggressive!
  • Never give up!
  • Be strong!
  • Be in every part of the field!
  • Run faster. Faster than yourself!
  • Never miss a good opportunity!
  • Team up!

At the end of the video, Xavi Hernandez says the words “Tek Rakibim Turkish Airlines” - ”My only competitor is Turkish Airlines” with perfect pronunciation, creating a positively unexpected feeling of pride and trust for all Turkish viewers.
Both Turkish and English versions of the video are available on various Turkish Airlines social media platforms.

About the Turkish Airlines Leadership Conference:

The 2012 Turkish Airlines Leadership Conference was held in Antalya on 13-14 January 2012 with the participation of all the Turkish Airlines executives from all over the world and Turkey’s Ministry of Finance, Mehmet Şimşek. The message was simple: ”The Game Is Now”. The goal of this message was to take the globally recognized Turkish Airlines name to the next level, where it will need to overcome even higher expectations and greater obstacles.

To view the movie, please click on the link...

Turkish Airlines, Inc
Media Relations

17.03.2013 Updated