Germany midfielder Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil was "out of order" to make accusations of racism within the German set up as he retired from international football last month.
Premier League: Mesut Ozil thanks Arsenal fans for their 'love' following his decision to retire from international football
Ozil watched Arsenal's penalties defeat to Atletico Madrid from the bench but he received one of the biggest cheers of the night when his image was flashed up on the big screen.
Germany coach Joachim Low surprised about Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football
Low was on holiday in Sardinia when news of Ozil's retirement broke on Sunday and he only found out when the Arsenal midfielder posted statements on Twitter and Instagram.
German Football Association deny Mesut Ozil's claim of racism; ask 2014 World cup winner to explain picture with Turkish president
The German Football Association (DFB) have denied Mesut Ozil's claim of racism, stating that the organisation works against racial discrimination every day.