Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has extended an invitation for his upcoming wedding to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who plans to attend.
Accompanied by his fiancee, Amine Gulse, Ozil met with Erdogan at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul last week to invite the leader in person.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) disclosed the news via their official Twitter page, where they uploaded a photo from the meeting. The tweet goes onto state that Erdogan has accepted Ozil's invitation.
Cumhurbaşkanımız Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, futbolcu Mesut Özil ve nişanlısı Amine Gülşe'yi Atatürk Havalimanı'nda kabul etti. pic.twitter.com/YZMzIQxQKE— AK Parti (@Akparti) March 15, 2019