Attackers had tried to carjack fellow Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s vehicle in London when the defender stepped in fighting away the men.
Arsenal footballers fought off car-jackers in a terrifying ordeal in north London which was captured on video and circulated on social media.
Racist chants against black players at a recent match in Montenegro show the problem is deeply rooted in European football.
The UEFA Euro Commission picked Germany to host the 2024 UEFA Euro Cup with 12 to 4 votes against Turkey. The choice has raised questions, given Germany's 2006 World Cup scandal and allegations of racism in its national football team.
The UEFA will choose a country to host the Euro 2024, deciding between bids from Turkey and Germany on Thursday.
Finance Minister Albayrak says Turkey is ready on all counts as a UEFA report flags issues about Turkey's 2024 European Championship bid over infrastructure and human rights. The report raises few issues with the German proposal.
The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League's most exhilarating and competitive title races. For the first time since the league's inception, Chelsea and Liverpool have a 100 percent winning record in their first five games.
DFB president Reinhard Grindel said "in view of the racist attacks, I should have positioned myself more clearly in one or two areas and backed Mesut Ozil".
Mesut Ozil's statement and his resignation from the German national football team has triggered one of the biggest debates on racism and integration in Germany.
A recent survey suggests 61% of German Turks feel more Turkish than they do German. It raises questions about integration, identity and belonging, but it also shows a deepening divide within Turkish society in Germany.
When the most famous people in world’s most loved sport can easily be vilified for their lineage then it becomes all the more necessary to take a stand against racism.
Racism in football is a reflection of a wider problem in European society of institutional racism and discrimination. Can Europe evolve and become accepting or will it retreat in fear at the confidence displayed by immigrants.
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