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Football Sunday: Turkish Immigrants and Arsenal Star

football sunday: He attacked the German football federation DFB its president, fans and media for what he saw as racism in treating people with Turkish roots, according to CTV. I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose, the German-born descendant of Turkish immigrants wrote, complaining that I am still not accepted into society. The Arsenal star announced his retirement from international football Sunday, weeks after Germany's first-round World Cup exit. Justice Minister Katarina Barley tweeted It is an alarm signal when a great German footballer such as Mesut Ozil1088 feels unwanted in his country because of racism and not represented by the DFB. The DFB said it regrets Ozil's decision to quit and rejected being linked with racism. He cited respect for Erdogan's office. Ozil defended his decision to pose for photos with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan two months ago, along with teammate Ilkay Gundogan. ( As reported in the news.