Before the start of the European Championship, the DFB team surprisingly receives support from someone who has actually finished with the national team since the 2018 World Cup: Mesut Özil.
Munich - The 2014 World Cup will be remembered as a very special one.
Not only did Germany become the first European country to win the title on the South American continent.
The appearance of the DFB team outside of the pitch also ensured that Jogi's boys only received sympathy.
The chemistry in the team was right and ultimately carried the team to the long-awaited title win.
At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, things unfortunately looked very different.
A troop that did not function in itself and also caused a scandal before the tournament by an unfortunate photo of Mesut Özil and İlkay Gündoğan together with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
So the tournament was not only a sporting disaster, because Özil then accused the then President Herbert Grindel and the DFB of racism and resigned from the national team.
EM 2021: DFB team gets surprising support before France hit
Even national coach Joachim Löw *, who always had a close relationship with the sensitive midfield star *, could not stop Özil.
The tablecloth between the DFB and the now 32-year-old seemed completely cut.
Because Özil reported on Twitter at noon before the hit against France * with a surprising statement.
“Good luck guys tonight and all the best in the first EM game against France”, wrote the 92-time national player there and gave his support to the DFB team: “The group is brutally difficult, but everything is possible with a successful start . ”He also warned of a French star.
"Take good care of this Benzema!" Wrote Özil with a wink.
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The official Twitter account of the DFB picked up the post, thanked Özil, who is now playing at Fenerbahce Istanbul in Turkey, and provided the answer with a suitable emoji.
In addition, there were noticeably many positive reactions to Özil's tweet.
"This tweet made me happy," wrote a user.
Another posted: “The magical 10 Mesut Özil.
It's good to hear from you.
Thank you boy. "
Good luck guys tonight and all the best for the 1st European Championship game against France.
🇩🇪🇫🇷💪🏼 The group is brutally difficult, but anything is possible with a successful start.
Take good care of this Benzema!
😉 @DFB_Team @ EURO2020
- Mesut Özil (@ MesutOzil1088) June 15, 2021
You will only know after the game whether Özil's support brought anything in the end. In addition to France, Germany will also face European champions Portugal (19th) and Hungary (23rd). For Löw it will be the last tournament as a responsible coach. After the European football championship, the former FCB coach will take over as national coach.
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