Why actor İbrahim Çelikkol left basketball

The actor Ibrahim Celikkol He is remembered for having had a great participation in the telenovela “Tierra amarga” where he obtained the support of the public. Currently, he is one of the most successful artists in Turkey; however, before that he was considered a great basketball player but there was an event for which he put an end to his career as an athlete.

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Although the actor Ibrahim Celikkol He debuted on the small screen in 2008 and began in productions such as “MAT”, “Keskin Bıçak”, “Karadağlar”, his greatest recognition was obtained with telenovelas such as “Iffet”, “Merhamet”, “Kus Uçusu”, “My home, my destiny”, among others.

Even if Ibrahim Celikkol He also had another hobby and that was playing basketball. His talent led him to be part of the Turkish national team in the youth category.

Ibrahim Celikkol He would not have known the fame and popularity that he enjoys being part of the world of acting if he had not left his great passion for basketball, although this decision was not easy at all.

İbrahim Çelikkol is one of the most sought-after actors in Turkey. (Photo: İbrahim Çelikkol / Instagram)


during his adolescence Ibrahim Celikkol he became a great basketball player. This allowed him to be chosen as a member of the Youth National Team in Kocaelispor, Oyak Renault.

This sport became his great passion and he spent more than 10 years of his life practicing it. But there was a main reason why he left the basketball.

When the actor was 18 years old, his father passed away and he was the only person who made him love basketball and watched all the games in which he played from the field. Celikkol participated, says the ensonhaber portal.

To this was added an injury that he suffered Ibrahim Celikkol and all this forced him to leave the sport.

İbrahim Çelikkol began his career in 2008, just when he decided to leave basketball, another of his great passions.  (Photo: IMDB)

İbrahim Çelikkol began his career in 2008, just when he decided to leave basketball, another of his great passions. (Photo: IMDB)


It’s been a long time since Ibrahim Celikkol He changed the basketball courts for the recording sets, although until now he is still a sports lover, that part of his life is just good memories. But does she regret leaving him? In fact, the actor was consulted by Takvim and this is what he said:

At the end of the day, whether my choices were right or wrong, I never regret it.”, noted Çelikkol.

In my opinion, life is about experiences. Changing our preferences also leads us to different experiences and when we look at the result, this reveals the richness of our soul.”, added the actor.

“If we talk about the disappearance of basketball from my life, it was actually a necessity as a result of these conditions, but still, as I look at it today, I have no regrets.”, Ibrahim confessed.

Ibrahim Çelikkol in the soap opera

Ibrahim Çelikkol in the soap opera “Tierra amarga” where he plays the heartthrob Hakan Gümüşoğlu. (Photo: Medyapım / MF Yapım)


Ibrahim Celikkol was born on February 14, 1982 in Izmir, Turkey. He is an actor and model who has also been a basketball player.

He debuted as an actor in 2008 when he was discovered by a producer. Since then, he has played a large number of leading roles, although his biggest triumph came with “Black and White Love”, a Turkish soap opera originally titled “Siyah Beyaz Aşk”.

İbrahim Çelikkol is a film and television actor, he has stood out for his participation in various productions such as “Fetih 1453″ (2012), where he played Ulubatlı Hasan. Two years later, in 2014, he starred in “Sadece Sen”, where he played Ali.

For television, he has starred in several titles such as “Pars: Narkoterör” (2008), “Keskin Bıçak” (2010), “Iffet” (2011-2012), “Reaksiyon” (2014), “Kördüğüm” (2016), “ Muhteşem İkili” (2018), “Doğduğun Ev Kaderindir” (2019).