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Mesut Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community

Ozil, who faced a barrage of criticism for having his photograph taken with Turkey’s authoritarian President Tayyip Erdogan, was especially piqued by criticism from German Football Association head Reinhard Grindel, who he said blamed him for Germany crashing out of the 2018 World Cup. 


Jul 23, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Aleksandar Kolarov's stunning free-kick gives Serbia 1-0 victory over Costa Rica

Serbia bossed the ball as their enterprising midfield, fusing the experience of Manchester United enforcer Nemanja Matic and the raw talent of Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, got on top.

Jun 17, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany vs Mexico - As it happened

Germany came close to equalising when a Toni Kroos free kick hit the crossbar by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.

Jun 17, 2018, 19:54 PM IST

Mesut Ozil becomes highest-paid Arsenal player: Report

German World Cup-winner Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a big boost on Wednesday by finally agreeing a new contract which will see him become the highest paid player in the club’s history, according to the BBC.

Jan 31, 2018, 19:49 PM IST

WATCH: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez scores controversial goal against Hull

The hand-ball was not noticeable when it happened, but it became clear that the ball had bounced off Sanchez's right hand

Feb 11, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

2014 FIFA World Cup Final: Germany vs Argentina - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina being played at Estadio Maracana, Rio de Janeiro.

Jul 14, 2014, 04:19 AM IST

2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany vs Ghana - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Germany and Ghana being played at Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza.

Jun 22, 2014, 03:14 AM IST

Madrid don’t miss Ozil: Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti insists Mesut Ozil is not missed by Real Madrid, despite the player impressing immensely at Arsenal since his transfer.

Oct 05, 2013, 11:48 AM IST

Ozil reveals new Madrid tactics

Mesut Ozil has revealed the tactics Real Madrid will be focused on under new coach Carlo Ancelotti.

Jul 26, 2013, 08:28 AM IST

Real Madrid deserves Champions League title: Mourinho

Real Madrid’s head coach Jose Mourinho has expressed his faith in the strength and capability of his team players and his team as a whole and proclaimed them to be deserving of the championship title.

Apr 24, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Injuries threaten Madrid`s Decima dream as Barcelona close in on La Liga

Jose Mourinho knows exactly where his priorities lie. The Portuguese wants to win all of the time but he is aware that the rest of the 2012-13 campaign is all about the Champions League and the final of the Copa del Rey for his Madrid side. All of his thoughts are geared towards success in those tournaments, so injuries in La Liga represent an incredible inconvenience at this stage.

Apr 21, 2013, 19:59 PM IST

Last Athletic Club Bilbao-Real Madrid match in San Mames

Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid play the last game between themselves in the San Mames Stadium.

Apr 14, 2013, 17:45 PM IST

Decima - Real Madrid`s nickname to 10th elusive Champions League title

Real Madrid`s obsession with winning the 10th Champions League football tournament of their history has reached such levels that for several years they have had their own noun to describe the title.

Apr 08, 2013, 17:45 PM IST

Barca, Madrid play out draws

FC Barcelona saw two points escape as they closed-in on the La Liga title as they could only draw 2-2 away to Celta Vigo.

Mar 31, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Germany beat Kazakhstan 4-1 in World Cup qualifier

Joachim Loew`s men overcame Kazakhstan 4-1 thanks to a brace by Marco Reus in the World Cup qualifier Group C action in Nuremberg.

Mar 27, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

Champions League: Ozil rescues ragged Real Madrid

Real Madrid left it late to secure a 2-2 draw against Borussia Dortmund in a pulsating Champions League clash at Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.

Nov 07, 2012, 08:56 AM IST