A suicide gun and bomb attack was carried out on Istanbul’s main airport which is also one of Europe’s busiest. At least 32 people have died according to the BBC.
Can shared a picture of the Ataturk airport on Instagram alongside a caption which translates to “May the victims of the terror attack rest in peace and I wish a speedy recovery to those who are injured.”
Can is one of two ethnic Turks that are part of Germany’s Euro 2016 squad – the other one being Emre Can. The Turkish community is the largest immigrant ethnic group in Germany with a population estimated to be between 3-4 million.
The 22-year-old was born in Germany to Turkish parents and has family in Turkey.
Turkey also has several players born in Germany in their national team setup including Bayer Leverkusen’ Omer Toprak and Hakan Calhanoglu.