fans vote Burak Yilmaz player of year at

French football club 's Turkish forward Burak Yilmaz has been named the player of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Friday.

Football Haberleri Giriş Tarihi: 05 Haziran 2021 Cumartesi 14:59

In a statement, said Yilmaz secured 52.5% of the fans' votes, followed by with 28.7% and with 9.6% .

"King (Burak Yilmaz) definitely won the hearts of . Burak Yilmaz, who scored 18 goals in all competitions, 16 of which was in , became the player of the season after being selected as the player of the team for the months of December and April," the statement said.

Despite having an injury during the season, Yilmaz contributed greatly to his team's championship race, especially with the goals he scored in the last weeks of the league.

Being the top scorer of his team, Yilmaz produced 16 goals and five assists in 28 games in the league this season.

He became the second top scorer after Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo among footballers aged 35 and over in Europe's top five leagues.

Scorer of 187 goals throughout his career in the Turkish Super Lig, Yilmaz was also the top scorer in two seasons of the league.