Mesut Özil


73.2m fans
Plays for: Arsenal, Germany
Ranked: 11th in Premier League
Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the Germany national team.

Özil plays mostly as an attacking midfielder, but can also be deployed as a winger. He began his senior career as a member of his hometown club Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga, departing two seasons later to join Werder Bremen for €5 million. He garnered break-out attention at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, where at age 22, Özil was instrumental in the side's campaign where they reached the semi-finals, losing to eventual champions Spain. He was also nominated for the Golden Ball Award, as well as being ranked first in assists in major European and domestic competitions with 25. This garnered him a €15 million transfer to La Liga club Real Madrid.

At Madrid, Özil won the Copa del Rey in his first season, before registering a league high 17 assists as the Spanish side won the league title in the following season. He also won the Supercopa de España in the same season, becoming renowned for his technical skills and creativity; due to his agility, finesse and versatility as an attacking midfielder, he has also been compared to Zinedine Zidane by former manager José Mourinho.

Following a second-place La Liga finish to rivals Barcelona in the 2012–13 season, Özil relocated to England to join Premier League side Arsenal in a then club-record deal worth £42.5 million , making him the most expensive German player of all time. During his first season, Özil helped end the club's largely publicised nine-year trophy drought, winning the FA Cup in 2014. He later became victorious in two more FA Cup campaigns, while also winning the FA Community Shield. Özil would also tie the league assist record in 2014–15, as well as being named in multiple teams of the season in England.

At international level, Özil has played 86 matches for the Germany national team, scoring 22 goals. He represented his country in two FIFA World Cups, as well as two UEFA European Championships, and was an integral part in both the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012 team in South Africa and Ukraine, starring as the joint-highest assist provider in the competitions. Özil also contributed as a part of the 2014 World Cup-winning side in Brazil, with his versatility aiding in his nation's triumph in a 1–0 victory over Argentina in the final. Description provided by Wikipedia


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2 weeks ago

Mesut Özil

Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyum - Honoured and privileged to have this special piece of the Kiswah that covers the Kaaba in Mecca at my home in London. 🕋 Incredibly blessed to have received this priceless gift. ☪
Alhamdulillah 🤲🏼 || ٱلْـحَـمْـدُ للهِ‎ 🤲🏼
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Ya Hayyu Ya Qayyum - Honoured and privileged to have this special piece of the Kiswah that covers the Kaaba in Mecca at my home in London. 🕋 Incredibly blessed to have received this priceless gift. ☪
Alhamdulillah 🤲🏼 || ٱلْـحَـمْـدُ للهِ‎ 🤲🏼


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MashAllah .Mesut Özil Allah blessed you

اي واحد عربي شاف الكومنت يعمل عليه لايك علشان لما الاجانب يشوفو الكومنت يفكروه مهم ويروحو يترجموه علي جوجل ويطلع كومنت تافه😂😍😍

Stop fussing about that and start playing with Arsenal in your heart - or leave!

Respect my muslim brother

Mashallah we are proud of you

2 beautiful names of Allah in arabic. Ya Hayy (Ever living) and Ya Qayyum (The sustainer, the self Subsisting). The names of Allah are in total 99 in Holy Quran to describe our Creator. The black kiswa which once covered the holy Ka'ba will smell like beautiful roses - the fragrance is infused in the fabric it's so beautiful. Such a priceless gift to be cherished. 💚

Alhamdulliah Love from Bangladesh 🇧🇩🇧🇩🇧🇩

That's why ozil is injured putting that frame on the wall 😂

Ma Sha Allah 😍 Islam The Religion Of Peace👌 In Sha Allah Will Love To See The Kabba 😇

Alhamdulillah Proud and love from Nigeria

mesut could u pliz go to Juventus n assist CR7 PLIZ!😫

I don't know what is that image,neither I don't understand it But what I know your the best play maker in the whole world...mob love Mesut

Wallahy one love from Uganda 🇺🇬. Mesut

MA-SHA-ALLAH 💖❤ #OZIL Staying with #Arsenal showing your loyalty without a doubt you the best player in the #world!!!👈👈

Emery can go to hell, we want ozil to stay.

Alhamdulillah... my brother özil... you are a verylucky person. not all Muslims get blessed goods like you. Love from indonesia.

Love you ❤️ #OZIL always ❤️ 🇹🇷 🇵🇰🇬🇧❤️

How lucky !!! I would like to have one. ❤️

MashaAllah blessed indeed Mesut Ozil.

mesut is best <3 gooner in Việt Nam .

Mashallah...still we miss you in Madrid 😰😰😰😰

Mashallah. Congrat. But instead of posting blessed photos. How about you get off the pretend to be injured bandwagon and actually play some football.

Yes you are blessed, alhamdulillah

I Like it... You best player ,,, Alhamdulillah..

God bless Assist King.....Quick question why you not playing or you want me to speak to Manager 🤞🏽

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4 weeks ago

Mesut Özil

#YaGunnersYa ⚽❤ Very valuable 3 pts won! Glad I could help the team today 💪🏼 #COYG #ARSBUR Arsenal Premier League ... See moreSee less

#YaGunnersYa ⚽❤ Very valuable 3 pts won! Glad I could help the team today 💪🏼 #COYG #ARSBUR Arsenal Premier League


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Mong ozil đọc được: tôi rất hâm mộ anh hi vọng anh có thể ở lại và cống hiến cho arsenal đến cuối sự nghiệp

Great performance Mesut, your vision is out of this world man 👌 #COYG

You always inspire me, you're my inspiration, base on football⚽ you're my legend... Obviously you're the greatest..I call you Ossist ( Ozil+ Assist)...One love Bro, all the way from Nigeria..I just Need 5 like on this.

Dear Unai Having tactical reasons is important, but playing MesutOzil is importanter ❤️❤️💯💯✌️ That Ozil pass needs an explanation

IF you love football you must love mesut özil ❤️❤️

Like here if you think ozil is the best player of all time 😈😈😈😈 ❤❤❤❤❤coyg

My captain .. My number 10 .. 😍 Shutting down the haters. 1 Mesut Ozil 〽️❤️

Forever support him Mesut Ozil <3. Today he has done so well and proven to be a class. From Vietnam ^^

ተጋጣሚክ ዘግቶ እምጨዋት , ከሆና የመክፈቻ ቁልፉ የኛ ንጉስ ኦዝል ነዉ if your opponent team deffence bus stop,that master key has ''our king only mesut OZil !!!! i love you million time!!!!*our nex legendary 🌻🌻🌻

You really helped the team today. You were on 🔥🔥🔥. Well done Captain 👏👏👏

Well done certainly did your team proud today....let’s see another great performance in all the oncoming games

Our Captain, Our Legend. Great performance Mesut, assist king.

Honey u are the best player for Arsenal 💕💕💕💕I love u 💕Be strong💪 💕Be happy 💕Be great 😍😘😘😘😘

Come to Fenerbahce 💛💙

If you see Mesut Ozil back on the pitch knows very well Arsenal is playing premier league not a village cup Ozil your the best❤

What about your vision 😳 ? A fantastic pass for Kolasinac and an assist for Iwopi.. 100 % pass accuracy !! 🔥🔥 Great Performance mesut 💪 Come on ozil 😍❤

Good luck bro. Allah Bless you always ❤️

Without ozil arsenal going downhill he is the only creative player we have iwobi mikhtaryan ramsey dont make me laugh put 3 in pair of shoes not good to clean his shoes i say it again without ozil arsenal going down hill you dont need 11 donkeys in team you need at least 1 who knows how to play if you want 11 donkeys I am out i like to watch a good football

You're come back. May Allah bless you. See you next game.

Masterclass from Mesut Ozil

Nice win today! What an amazing pass from Mesut 💫💥 good to see him play again and captain arsenal to the win 💪⚽️ #yagunnersya ♥️ #heretocreate #M1Ö

You are here to stay Mesut Ozil 💓

You are the master of football, Emery should consider this you did today Big thump Ozil 🤙

That pass literally came from heaven.

Ozil best play maker all football

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1 month ago

Mesut Özil

Simply a good feeling 🙌🏼 Back on the pitch & back with a win 💥 #YaGunnersYa #M1Ö #UEL ... See moreSee less

Simply a good feeling 🙌🏼 Back on the pitch & back with a win 💥 #YaGunnersYa #M1Ö #UEL


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You are the King of assist please don't leave the gunners we love you here...

Congratulations. I always support you😍

Kaum wird er eingewechselt verliert die Mannschaft...😂😂😂 so schlecht der Typ...der wird bald verkauft wenn ihn einer haben will...😂😂😂

Bowihis King of asist in premier league 😍

I don’t know if you read these or not. But I am one of your biggest fans and defend you against naysayers all the time. In fact, I’m sick of the silly “rumors” of a bust up or that your Arsenal days are done or that you’re being sold for 25 mil. Flat out ridiculous. So in case you do read these, here is my assessment: You played so well. Your movement on and off the ball was smooth, effortless, and sublime. In addition, you positioning was spot on in every situation. Add the that your excellent incisive passes and control of the tempo, and I say you had a near perfect game. A couple times you were caught out but that’s probably just a bit of rust having not played competitively for a while. Anyway, glad you got an assist and created chances. Hope you play on Sunday too. Keep it up. My daughters and I watch you every chance we get and i have been a fan since your first appearance in the WC.

If you're sad, just remember the earth is 7.6 Trillion years old and you're alive the same time as OZIL 💟

You made me happy :) I predicted your assist for Laca :) #COYG #22unbeaten

ABSOLUTELY !! And it feels good to see you back on the pitch!! Shutting up mouths like always! ♥ My favorite, my one and only #MesutFan! ♥

33. in the world ! vote mesut up on best players list >

Does anyone know if he ever responds to fans? I have about 15 Arsenal kits and 11 of them are his name and number (currently wearing the teal alternate kit with his name and number) . I would so love to communicate with him or something someday before I die.

Now you're off to play Fortnite for 5 straight hours and miss the game on Sunday through back problems

the magic comeback with his golden foot 🤗 Like All gunners #Yagunnersya10

Okay so when you don't play, you don't post. You never posted "yah gunners yah" after Tottenham, Man U and Huddersfield. Watching your attitude

you will always be my favourite sportsman of all time no matter what. #COYG #yagunnersya ❤

Tell Emery to sell Iwobi and give the money to Torreira, while Saka replaces him 💪

happy to see u back on the pitch !stay strong #YaözilYa

#Welcome back! #TheKingOfAssists #YaGunnersYa #mesut_Ozil <3 <3

Congratulations, you have an assist for Laca #MO10 #COYG

Congratulations you. Support you ♥♥♥

Come back stronger #Özil ❤ #M1Ö🔥👏💪

Am very happy too good game.😊

Fantastic Performance from the king and great assist 💪❤ #keep_going 😍🔥

only small teams participate in Europa the likes of Barcelona will never smell that particular competition

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2 months ago

Mesut Özil

Thank you for your time, HRH Prince William - Duke of Cambridge 🇬🇧 What an honour meeting you for the "football for peace" project and taking part in the youth leadership season with you 🙌🏼 #M1Ö #FootballForPeace #London #SeeYouSoon ... See moreSee less

Thank you for your time, HRH Prince William - Duke of Cambridge 🇬🇧 What an honour meeting you for the football for peace project and taking part in the youth leadership season with you 🙌🏼 #M1Ö #FootballForPeace #London #SeeYouSoon


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New Scandal is coming after erdogan picture🤣

Tomorrow in the media the Germans will be saying that Ozil is planning to over through their government with the British Prince. Oooooh shame on you Germans. Now look on how your national team has become more desorganized. Ozil there are more people out there who respect and appreciate you bro.

Thought it was Petr cech without headband

Germans are watching u Ozil, they will bring another reason for their failure in Uefa Nation League because of ur picture with Prince Duke

absolute Achtung vor Mesut Özil und seiner Haltung..ganz toller Mensch und natürlich toller Fussballer💗

Where are the Germans critizicing him taking photos with other rulers?

Will the German FA have an issue with you after this picture as before?

Love you Ozil From Vietnam #M10

Ohhh Becareful Mesut... They Will call you a British now 😁😁

Ozil 💕💕💕💕 greetings from the Pearl of Africa uganda

OEZIL LOVE YOU bro ..your fan from somalia...just stop tattooing yourself👌💓

The prince and someone called William 🤙🏻😎

England ; Gentlemen's nation a reason♥Love and respect all religion, countrymen, culture, sports everything else. #Salute England; The Three Lions #Salute Mr.Duke #Love Ozil; From a MUFC fan♥

Ozil we love you from Nigeria....

Love u ozil From North eastern kenya

The King 👑 and future King 👑

Welldone Prince of Arsenal 🙌🏼

He's a Hammer supporter, Harry is a Gunner. Photo is really nice x

Well done for the good works, keep it up !! But remember that football is the first concern and ARSENAL need 100%

With love from Uganda #M10 ❤❤❤

Ozil lacks fundamental intelligence and he obviously didn’t have much of an education. That’s an unhappy marriage...

Both of you are fit to be kings. Maşallah

He supports Aston Villa , he’ll just sell that

But isn’t he a villa fan???

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2 months ago

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Tag a friend you love to nutmeg 👇🏼🤣🙊⚽ #M1Ö #YaGunnersYa ... See moreSee less

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I love you özil you are my best player in world love from Pakistan 🇵🇰

Ozil is best player in the word

Messi is better than all!

Ozil you still lazy and useless

Wish you all the best with Allah's protection

Ozil brother ciyaar ciyaartan intaa iga deydo dhiig isku yeel fly Emirates 🏆cup iii keen ⚽🏃

Bilal Duran aber Özil am ende "si vous plait" mässig bitte geh ins eck jetzt xD

Vote for Mesut on best players of the world ranking >

Mati zdecydowanie pod względem techniki najlepszy zespół w Anglii

Ozil is 26. in the World :) Vote by BEST PLAYERS contest for Ozil up >

Alhaji Ozil, didn't see Laca in Training today. Pls call him to know if he needs any Assistance.

Anshuman would love to. 😌

Mesut Ozil is a great player.

Fabien ça me rappel ce petit pont a l’échauffement un dimanche 😂

Abhinav Devanand yeh dekh Germany mein mat krio kisi k sath asah 😂

Just on training session, cuz on the pitch he’s a regular player

Hahahaha so funny #MesutÖzil #MateoGuendouzi

Hamit Altintop : Turkiye forması giymeseydim almanya formasida giymezdim bu bir tercih meselesi değil ben Türk'üm ( sana ........ ozil )

Too much time spent on this stuff.

Ozil is best middfielder inthe premier league ozil dadka dhaleceyo.layaba ozil koxda hesato.wa udhacatay.wa.kufanaa.wlh.#ilove #ozil My team gunners

Seriously, I would love to nutmeg #mesutozil himself..

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This is Arsenal,not Adidas

Mesut Ozil is a great player.Love you..

I am a laborer who makes adidas shoes, has been laid off for 7 years and Adidas is not responsible. There is our sweat from each adidas profit. #AdidasBayarHakKami #AdidasPayOurRight

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