first_imgBayern Munich’s Thomas Muller has said there’s no racism issue in the Germany national team setup and blames the media for Ozil debacle.Muller is of the opinion that racism has never been present in the German setup while insisting the media fed off of Ozil’s perceived persecution.The Arsenal playmaker announced his retirement from international football last month after growing tired of what he felt was racist treatment from the Germany Football Federation (DFB) following Germany’s early exit from the World Cup.The DFB president Reinhard Grindel and DFB manager Oliver Beirhoff criticized the player for his meeting with Turkey President Recip Tayepp Erdogan which was also attended by Gundogan.Ozil felt he had been scapegoated for the team’s poor outing in Russia because of his Turkish heritage but Muller insist there’s no form of racism in the team.Top 5 Bundesliga players to watch during the weekend Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 11, 2019 With the international activity cooling down for the next month, we go back to the Bundesliga’s Top 5 players to watch next weekend.The German…“The story has been driven by you lot in the press,” Muller said ahead of Bayern Munich’s friendly with Manchester United on Sunday, according to Goal.“Both the players and DFB executives informed in this situation have acted a little bit, unfortunately.”“The players and the DFB wanted the issue to settle down but the media keep talking about it.”“Hopefully this would be the last anyone says on this issue because there’s no racism in the national team.”last_img

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