Istanbul, MINA – Turkish-blood, German Football Palyer, Mesut Ozil met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul.
During their meeting, Ozil was accompanied by his fiancee, Amine Gülşe gave Erdogan an invitation to their marriage, Daily Sabah reported on Sunday.
Ozil and Gülşe, a Turkish actress and model, will be engaged in January this year.
The last attacking midfielder’s Arsenal encounter with Erdogan drew a wave of xenophobic and racist attacks against him ahead of last year’s World Cup in Russia.
Then following a poor German appearance at the World Cup, which Ozil was scapegoated by local media.
In July, Ozil finally remained silent about this issue and announced his resignation from the German national team on the grounds of discrimination against its roots, Turkey, and racist slurs and comments targeting him. (T/Sj/P2)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)