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WATCH: Video shows Erdogan act as referee of mas-wrestling match

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the referee during a mas-wrestling match that was held between his son Bilal Erdogan and his chief advisor Hamza Yerlikaya, according to a video posted on social media networks.

The match, which was sponsored by the International Mas-wrestling Federation, ended in a tie knowing that Bilal is the president of the World Ethnosport Confederation.

Mas-wrestling is a well-known sport that’s distinguished for the physical strength required, quick reflexes, endurance and courage. It’s also well-known for its psychological benefits.

Although the game seems easy and simple, it has strict rules as the players cannot touch each other or push one another.

The game requires using different muscles, mainly muscles in the arms, thighs, abdomen and back.