Bierhoff regret over Ozil Germany exit

Mesut Ozil

Germany Technical Director Oliver Bierhoff has expressed regret over some of his comments following Mesut Ozil’s retirement from international football, admitting he was partly at fault. Following a hugely disappointing World Cup campaign in which he was roundly criticised for his performances, Ozil wrote an open letter claiming institutional racism was at play in the German Football Federation, with President Reinhard Grindel given particular focus. “People with racially discriminative backgrounds should not be allowed to work in the largest football federation in the world that has players from dual‑heritage families.…

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