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Can sport be apolitical? Mezut Ozil quits German team over Erdogan photo

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, July 23: Chinese President Xi Jinping continues his Africa tour, aimed at boosting ties with the continent. Also, the French papers slam Emmanuel Macron for his "silence" after a video emerged of his former bodyguard beating a protester in May. In Germany, football star Mesut Ozil quits the national team over what he says is racism and scapegoating. Finally, find out where France's star footballers are holidaying this summer!