I'M A GONER! Ozil quits Germany
International Edition By: Linus Onyeze | 23/07/2018
Mesut Ozil has retired from international football.In a lengthy statement, the 29-year-old said treatment he had received from the German Football Association (DFB) had made him "no longer want to wear the German national team shirt".He also claimed he was being blamed for Germany's disappointing World Cup.In May, Ozil was criticised after being photographed with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a London event.Ozil attended the event with fellow Germany international Ilkay Gundogan. Both Ozil and Manchester City's Gundogan are of Turkish descent.