Any football player with a good agent will have accounts on various social media sites. Now that the European Championship has kicked off, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are awash with posts from all the stars.
Germany players Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündogan have been criticized for meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Both are of Turkish heritage, but chose to represent Germany in international football.
Any soccer player with a good agent will have accounts on various social media sites. And now the European Championship has kicked off, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are awash with posts on all the stars.
Footballer Deniz Naki said that his car was shot at while driving on a highway in western Germany. Naki, who plays for a Kurdish club and has spoken out against the Turkish government, said he "feared for his life."
SV Babelsberg 03 are fighting their local FA, saying their fans only misbehaved in a game against Cottbus when the visiting fans baited them with Nazi chants. In theory, the club runs the risk of an outright ban.
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