Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan poses for a photo with Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil in London. Germany midfielder Ozil has announced his retirement from international football, claiming racial discrimination. Photo: AP

Mesut Ozil’s phone call with Erdogan: Turkish president praises Arsenal star for quitting Germany team over ‘racism’

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls Mesut Ozil after the Arsenal star quits Germany team, and praises his ‘completely patriotic’ behaviour

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan poses for a photo with Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil in London. Germany midfielder Ozil has announced his retirement from international football, claiming racial discrimination. Photo: AP
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