In response to the German players… Fans carrying a picture of Mesut Ozil close their mouths

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Video clips showed fans carrying a picture of former German player Mesut Ozil and placing their hands on their mouths, during the confrontation between the German national team and its Spanish counterpart, which was held on the grounds of Al Bayt Stadium, in the 2022 World Cup finals, which sparked an interaction in the audience. Twitter site.

This comes in response to the German national team players, who previously put their hands on their mouths, while taking a team photo and before facing Japan, last Wednesday, after FIFA warned against wearing badges supporting “homosexuality”, which they considered a restriction of their freedom.

And the fans were keen to support Mesut Ozil, who retired from international football in July 2018, due to the “racism and disrespect” he faced from the German media, in the words of the former player.

Mesut Ozil (34 years old) had received a lot of criticism, after meeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in London, accompanied by his colleague in the German national team of Turkish origin, Ilkay Gundogan, in May 2018, and before the Turkish elections, which prompted him to suspend his participation at the level. international.


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