Defender Galatasarayu Elabdellaoui ended up with a burned face in the hospital
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Norwegian national football captain Omar Elabdellaoui of Galatasarayu Istanbul ended up in hospital. During the New Year's celebrations at his house in Istanbul, fireworks exploded in his hands and he suffered burns to his face.
The exact extent of injuries to the 29-year-old extreme midfielder, or defender, is not yet known. Elabdellaoui moved to Galatasaray from Olympiacos Piraeus before the current season, where he worked for six years. He also played for Manchester City before. The Daily Mail reported on its website.