(Photo) Man City star Ilkay Gundogan in high spirits ahead of the 2018 World Cup despite Turkey president controversy

Man City star playmaker Ilkay Gundogan appears to be in high spirits ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

The 27-year-old is doing well to keep his mood up after being booed by Germany fans during their 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia on Friday.

Gundogan shared a photo of himself laughing while enjoying a drink with his friend. The former Dortmund star also included the following caption, “Days off before the Big Tournament.”

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The 27-year-old has been found himself under fire from the German press after referring to the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as ‘my president’ last month.