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Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given his support to Mesut Ozil and says the “racist attitude” shown towards the player is not acceptable.
The 29-year-old Arsenal midfielder was criticised after being photographed with Erdogan at a London event in May.
Ozil quit the Germany national team, saying he has faced “racism and disrespect” over his Turkish roots.
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