The 2014 World Cup winning nation has won the right to stage the Euro 2024 football championships, overcoming a debate over racism involving now-retired playmaker Mesut Ozil, who is of Turkish descent.
— UEFA (@UEFA) September 27, 2018
On Thursday, Uefa voted to hand the event to Germany over Turkey, the only other bidder for the event, during a meeting at the headquarters of European football’s governing body in Nyon, Switzerland.
While Turkey have yet to host a major international tournament Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin conceded the two nations made 'very strong bids'.
"Every democratic decision is the right decision so I can only say I am looking forward to seeing a fantastic Euro in 2024."
It marks the first time the country will host the prestigious tournament as a unified nation - withWest Germany previously hosting it in 1988.