Saturday, 29 January 2022

Tag Archives: Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil quits Germany over ‘racism and disrespect’

BERLIN: Mesut Ozil was warmly applauded by Turkey but faced uproar at home in Germany after announcing he was quitting the German national football team, lambasting “racism” over criticism for the side’s World Cup debacle. Ozil, who has Turkish roots but was born in Germany, had been under fire since posing ...

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Racism should not and will not be accepted: Sania Mirza

LONDON: Sania Mirza backed the German midfielder Mesut Ozil in stating that racism “should not and will not be accepted under any circumstance.” Ozil, in a series of tweets, put out a statement in which he declared his retirement from the German national team. “I used to wear the German ...

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