‘I felt disrespected’: Mesut Özil opens up on racism and German football

‘I felt disrespected’: Mesut Özil opens up on racism and German football

Mesut Özil has opened up about being at the centre of an attempted car-jacking and his explosive resignation from the Germany team following racist abuse.

German footballer Mesut Özil and teammate targeted by ‘armed car-jackers’

German footballer Mesut Özil and teammate targeted by ‘armed car-jackers’

Özil marries in Istanbul, with Erdogan as best man

Özil marries in Istanbul, with Erdogan as best man

No comeback for Mesut Özil after fallout, says Jogi Löw

No comeback for Mesut Özil after fallout, says Jogi Löw

DFB president Grindel admits to mistakes in Özil affair

DFB president Grindel admits to mistakes in Özil affair

Five key dates in the Mesut Özil saga

Five key dates in the Mesut Özil saga

Update: Özil quits Germany side after ‘racism’ as Turkey applauds

Update: Özil quits Germany side after ‘racism’ as Turkey applauds

German Turks warn of racism in anger following World Cup flop

German Turks warn of racism in anger following World Cup flop

‘Scapegoat’ Özil should quit German team, says father

‘Scapegoat’ Özil should quit German team, says father

Mesut Özil: Germany’s €50-million footballer

Mesut Özil: Germany’s €50-million footballer

Özil wants to sit out Turkey football clash

Özil wants to sit out Turkey football clash

Germany’s young Turk Özil sinks Turkey

Germany’s young Turk Özil sinks Turkey

Merkel tries to calm locker room visit hubbub

Merkel tries to calm locker room visit hubbub