Sunday, June 9th, 2019 CONTACT US      

NEWS  |  BB NAIJA  | CELEBRITIES  | SPORTS  | JOKES  |  STORIES  | RELATIONSHIP  | FASHION

PROMOTE MUSIC | ADVERTISE | SUBMIT FREEBEAT

Search Anything Below

Music

Next Edition Coming Soon!!

Turkey President Served As Best Man At Footballer Mesut Ozil’s Wedding

Turkey President Served As Best Man At Footballer Mesut Ozil’s Wedding

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the best man at German footballer Mesut Ozil’s wedding on Friday.

Ozil, who has Turkish roots, sparked a furore when he posed in photos with Mr Erdogan before the World Cup last year.

He then quit international football, citing the “racism and disrespect” he’d experienced over the photos in Germany.

The 30-year-old Arsenal midfielder married his fiancee, former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse, at a luxury hotel on the banks of the Bosphorus.

The couple first started dating in 2017, and announced their engagement in June 2018.

Ozil had announced in March this year that he’d asked Mr Erdogan to be his best man – which, again, sparked criticism in his home country.

Helge Braun, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff, told Bild newspaper at the time that it “makes one sad” that Ozil would make such a choice, given the reaction to his meeting with the Turkish president last year.

Mr Erdogan meanwhile reportedly often attends celebrity marriages in Turkey, especially during election campaigns.

His attendance at Ozil’s wedding comes ahead of a re-run of mayoral elections in Istanbul. The previous result – which saw his AKP candidate narrowly defeated – was annulled, prompting international criticism .

The third-generation Turkish-German was born in Gelsenkirchen and was a key member of his country’s 2014 World Cup-winning side.

He has 92 caps and fans have voted him the national team’s player of the year five times since 2011.

But in May last year Ozil sparked a nationwide controversy when he posed alongside the Turkish leader ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, prompting some in Germany to ask questions about where his loyalty lay.

Ozil to pay for surgeries to mark wedding
Sport’s most controversial photo ops
The criticism worsened after the German team – the defending champions – crashed out in the first round.

After the humiliating defeat, Ozil posted a lengthy statement announcing his resignation from the national team.

He said he had received hate mail and threats and was being blamed for Germany’s disappointing World Cup in Russia this summer.

“I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose,” Ozil said, adding that despite his successful history with the team, the way he was treated made him “no longer want to wear the German national team shirt”.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO COMMENT>>>

Promote Your Music, & Freebeats Here On Naijafinix

Call Us On:- +2348133393353 OR
WhatsApp Us Now:- CLICK HERE TO CHAT
SPONSORED POST LINKS

TRENDING SONGS ON NAIJAFINIX

SWIPE LEFT TO VIEW MORE SONGS >>>

DOWNLOAD ALSO

🎵 Want Latest Nigerian Songs? Click HERE

Comment Below:-
Enter Name Below (Optional)


Enter Comment Below:-


"Meet Emmanuel A. Arinze"

Music

See Bio & More Photos

Call Only:- +2349037170392


[Full Music Album Download]:- Burna Boy – African Giant"

Music

DOWNLOAD AUDIO HERE


© 2017-2019 Naijafinix. All Rights Reserved.

About us||Content Removal & DMCA||Privacy Policy

Naijafinix is not responsible for any external links.