sport news Mesut Ozil wears Turkish flag chain after quitting German national team

Mesut Ozil wears Turkish flag chain ahead of Arsenal's win over Valencia after quitting German national team over 'racism and disrespect' Mesut Ozil quit the German national side after humiliating World Cup last year He was criticised for being pictured with Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan Ozil accused the German FA of 'racism and disrespect' on retiring from the setup

By James Dutton For Mailonline

Published: 07:46 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 07:46 BST, 3 May 2019

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Mesut Ozil was pictured wearing a Turkish flag chain as he arrived at the Emirates Stadium ahead of Arsenal's Europa League semi-final with Valencia.

The 30-year-old started on Thursday night as Unai Emery's side took a 3-1 lead into the return leg in Spain in a week's time.

His choice of neck wear comes in the aftermath of his high-profile fallout and retirement from the German national team.

Mesut Ozil was seen wearing a Turkish flag chain around his neck at the Emirates on Thursday

Mesut Ozil was seen wearing a Turkish flag chain around his neck at the Emirates on Thursday

Ozil is a third-generation Turkish-German and earned 92 caps for

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