Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says he no longer wants to play international football for Germany.
In a lengthy statement, the 29-year-old said treatment he had received from the German Football Association (DFB) had made him "no longer want to wear the German national team shirt".
He also claimed he was being blamed for Germany's disappointing World Cup.
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In May, Ozil was criticised by German politicians after being photographed with the president of Turkey.