Mesut Özil


73.2m fans
Plays for: Arsenal, Germany
Ranked: 14th 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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Chin up Bro 👊🏼 Since our very beginnings in the youth National teams we celebrated so many special moments together. You're truly a friend and a great person on and off the pitch. I feel sorry one of the best German players of the last decades has to leave the National team in that way. 🙏🏼 @jeromeboateng #Danke #M1Ö

The @Arsenal family does not only have members in the UK and Europe, but all around the World 🌏❤ Thank you for supporting me all the way from India 🇮🇳 @arsenal.mumbai, I'm happy you like the present I've sent you 😊🙏🏼#YaGunnersYa #ArsenalFamily #WeAreTheArsenal #M1Ö

Starting the week with the new 👟🏃‍♂👌🏼 #Ultraboost19 #M1Ö

We deserved more today. But at least 1 point 🔴⚪ We move on to the next game! #YaGunnersYa #WeAreTheArsenal #M1Ö @arsenal @premierleague

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2 days ago

Mesut Özil

7 days to go until our big final in Baku! 🇦🇿⚽🏟

Azərbaycanlı qardaşlarım! Biz bunu etdik- finaldayıq! Bakıda görüşənədək.

#RoadToBaku #UELFinal #M1Ö #YaGunnersYa #WeAreTheArsenal
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7 days to go until our big final in Baku! 🇦🇿⚽🏟 

Azərbaycanlı qardaşlarım! Biz bunu etdik- finaldayıq! Bakıda görüşənədək.

#RoadToBaku #UELFinal #M1Ö #YaGunnersYa #WeAreTheArsenal


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all the best and good luck insha allah we love arsenal ❤❤💪💪

Good luck for the trophy! Wish you the best my super star?💪

Good Luck Mesut, Many congrats on your wedding in June.

Good luck Özil 💪🏻💪🏻 And keep best performance ✌🏻 Best wishes♥️❤️

Great my super star. Wishes you the best!!!

we are proud of you, wish you very best luck forever ♥♥♥

All the best😊😊😊 Good luck , Özil🤗🤗🤗🤗

All the best & Good luck #YaGunnersYa 🏆 👈

Good luck My Blood Love You Ozil ❤Love from Ethiopia 🇪🇹

All the best our super star

My favourite footballer in the world. Huge salute and Respect from India.!! Love you dear. Allah bless you.!!!!

Best wishes for u Mesut Love u so much Ozil From Bangladesh 🇧🇩

All the best Good luck , Ozil

Good luck love u özil😍 from somalia😍

Best wishes and good vibes for you and the team. I'm rooting for you always ❤⚽️❤⚽️ #MesutMyFavorite

I love you #mesut_ozil from Nigeria

All the best Ozil. I am sure we will lift the 🏆...❤️❤️ Loads of love from India

Best of luck özil👑 Love and respect From Bangladesh #COYG ⚽🏆

Happy Wedding To Go Bro. Love from Việt Nam #YaGunnersYa

Güzel Baku'ye Burdan Gardaşlarıma Güzel Azerbaycana bol bol selam ederim cansınız can 🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷

Maşşallah kardeşim , Azarbaycanlı kardeşlerimize çok selam, Allah yardımcın olsun 💪🇹🇷🇦🇿

Mxitaryan petuxdu! Mesut qaqadı!!!

Finally something positive from Arsenal prior to the game)

love you so much Mesut, Respect from Bangladesh

🇦🇿❤🇹🇷 Turkun Turkten baska dostu yoktur. ALLAH razi olsun! Seninleyiz!

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1 week ago

Mesut Özil

Proud of having a Chinese M10 fanclub with almost 50.000 fans from all over China. 🇨🇳❤ || 很骄傲M10粉丝团能在全中国拥有将近50.000个粉丝!我爱你,中国!🇨🇳❤ #M1Ö #M10family ... See moreSee less

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Hi Mesut we love you from Myanmar 💪💪

Love You ❤️ #VietNam🇻🇳

I love your Charity work Mesut! Keep it up! #KingOfAssist

I am from Myanmar and love you mesut since 2006

Engel Portillo haber cuando el conchudo nos manda saludos a nosotros 💔 Latinoamérica también te ama Mesut 😍❤

You have to appreciate and You have to develop your self for us. Love you

My lover, i’m from VietNam ❤️❤️ I'm always here waiting for you, love youuuu 😘😘

Why so surprised Mesut !!?? You are an amazing player and so pleased to read this week that you have no intention of leaving The Arsenal. Thank you.

özil you are the greatest player in the world.Love & Respect you from #Bangladesh🇧🇩🇧🇩.And all my Muslim brothers and sisters wish you a happy #Ramadan Kareem.

My favorite player Ozil:10 full of respect

I am the new top fan i love u ozil you will win Europa league for sure... Do your best and if possible come back to madrid

Love you 3000 Özil and You are my Idol ❤️❤️ ...from Malaysia

Love from Bangladesh...

ozil I love you form Ethiopia and miss you 🇪🇹

I from Việt Nam 🇻🇳🇻🇳🇻🇳 We love Mesut Ozil 😻😻😻

Việt nam chúng tôi cũng có off nhiều lắm anh trai ạ

Blessing always love from Dubai city UAE

kan le talent parle de lui même l'admiration ne fait que croitre on t'adore M10

Love from Thailand 🇹🇭🇹🇭

Git git birazda afrikadaki .mynmardaki ..filistindeki.Fakir cocuklari sevindir..

Hong Kong is not China!!!

Love &Respect from Bangladesh 🇧🇩🇧🇩

Love ❤️ from Ethiopia 🇪🇹 #M1ö!!!!!

50,000 in china is a drop of fresh water in the ocean😲😲😲

I from VIETNAM 🇻🇳, 🖤 you so much

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2 weeks ago

Mesut Özil

OFF TO THE FINAL BABY!!! ❤❤ Brilliant night in Spain! 🏆🙌🏼 #TheArsenal #WeAreTheArsenal #YaGunnersYa² #M1Ö Arsenal ... See moreSee less

OFF TO THE FINAL BABY!!! ❤❤ Brilliant night in Spain! 🏆🙌🏼 #TheArsenal #WeAreTheArsenal #YaGunnersYa² #M1Ö Arsenal


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Great performance everybody.. Congratulations

Absolutely amazing. Massive congratulations Arsenal Estatically happy xxx💕

Congratulations Ozil for everything. I am really proud of you. Keep it up, with Allah everything is possible.

Congratulations 🎉🎉🎊 You r the brilliant Özil #COYG

Congratulations my friend Özil

Love you to much . That's great victory m10

Congratulations Fantastic to see the team tonight doing so well.

Love you Ozil and the entire team. the job was brilliantly done. proud of you ❤ we will win the UEL Cup this time In Shaa Allah. Ameen

Congratulations my friend Özil

A Great Performance Indeed. I love It ❤️💪

Well done guys. Great performance. So happy. Great pic too!!! 💖

🔥🔥🔥💯💯💯🎯🎯🎯 congratulations My friend õzil 🙏🏾❤️

Congrats my friend Ozil.

Congratulations my friend özil👏👏👏

Love all❤️ so happy😊 so great😘

Congratulations my lovely brother ozil and arsenal players Ramadan karima

I love you guys, you did great tonight

Congratulations congratulations congratulations congratulations congratulations congratulations

Congratulations my love Ozil and Arsenal 😍😍

Great Ozil 😍😍😍 Congratulations 😍😍😍 Arsenal #COYG

Congratulations Boys. You made us proud tonight.

Awesome tonight all of you thank you

Congratulations M 10 Love u Ozil😍❤❤ #COYG

Thank you very much sweethearts. We love you all

I love u so much, only u are the bestttt and handsome in Arsenal for me 🙋I love Arsenal so much too😍😍😘😘😘Me Gunner😊😇

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3 weeks ago

Mesut Özil

#RamadanMubarak to all my Muslim brothers & sisters! 🤲🏼❤ #RamadanKareem

Umarım hepiniz için hayır dolu bir ay olur. Hayırlı Ramazanlar. 🙏🏼☪🕌
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#RamadanMubarak to all my Muslim brothers & sisters! 🤲🏼❤  #RamadanKareem 

Umarım hepiniz için hayır dolu bir ay olur. Hayırlı Ramazanlar. 🙏🏼☪🕌


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Kardeşim Allah yar ve yardımcın olsun Ramazan’ın mübarek olsun

Ramadan Kareem ^_^ 😍 Mesut Özil bir Devrekli baba ve annenizi esnaflıktan tanıyan birisi olarak İsabetli çalışmalarınızda dolayı sizleri tebrik ediyor,Sizleri Bursa Osmangazi, Demirtaş Nahiyesi de bulunan BURSA KARAELMAS ZONGULDAKLILAR DERNEĞİNEĞİMİZE DAVET EDİYORUZ,. Ramazan ayınızın daha sağlık ve sıhhatli, daha mutlu ve huzurlu, kazasız ve belasız geçmesini Rabbim den temenni ederiz. 😘

Happy Ramadan Love you brother Mesut M10

Happy Ramadan Kareem Love from India 🇮🇳❤️ Mesut Ozil May Allah bless you ❤️

Happy ramadan Kareem ozil❤❤❣ Lots of love and huge respect from Nepal ❣☺😘

Thanks and Happy Ramadan Kareem too Mesut 🙌💞... Love you so much.

Happy and blessed Ramadan mubarak to one of the best midfielders love from somalia🇸🇴💙

Ramadan Mubarak my love!🌙 Allah bless and protect you! SummaAmeen♥

Ramazan mübarek olsun.. We pray and hope you have a wonderful and blessed month.

Happy blessed Ramadan to u too from Egypt

Happy Ramadan🌙 Love u from myanmmar🌎

Happy Ramadan🌙 Love u from myanmmar🌎

Happy Ramadan kariim Love From somalia 🇸🇴

Happy Ramadaan Mubarak from Somalia 🇸🇴 ✌️ peace and love 💕

love you dear from Bangladesh happy ramadan

Happy Ramadan Kareem Love ❤️ U From Nigeria

Happy Ramadan Mubarak!🖤💞🕋🕌🤲🏻🥰😍😘 Alhamdulillah! From UAE!🖤🇦🇪

Happy Ramadan Kareem Mesut Love ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ U From Nigeria

Happy Ramada To You. 😊 Love From Bangladesh

Happy Ramadan best midfielder from Nigeria

আমাদের দেশের সবাই আপনাকে অনেক ভালোবাসে। আপনি একবার আমাদের দেশ, বাংলাদেশ (BANGLADESH) এসে ঘুরে যান। I am from Bangladesh 🇧🇩🇧🇩🇧🇩🇧🇩

Happy Ramadan Kareem love from Ethiopia

Happy Ramadan karim love u from Nigeria

علينا و عليك اخويا مسعود ... مكرهناش اخويا تلعب في الراجا 😍

Happy Ramadan mesut love you from North Sudan ❤

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3 weeks ago

Mesut Özil

#YaGunnersYa 😎🤙🏼 Could have scored more, but we've got the advantage for the 2nd leg 🙏🏼⚽ Thanks for the support at the Emirates tonight ❤👏🏼 #M1Ö #COYG #WeAreTheArsenal ... See moreSee less

#YaGunnersYa 😎🤙🏼 Could have scored more, but weve got the advantage for the 2nd leg 🙏🏼⚽ Thanks for the support at the Emirates tonight ❤👏🏼 #M1Ö #COYG #WeAreTheArsenal


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Great performance of Ozil. Congratulations for the Victory.

Great performance. Congratulations for the Victory.

Great performance congratulations

Nice focused performance, keep up that humility and work rate, was an awesome result tonight

Ozil really good thanks for the great performance tonight.

you are always Great ! Thank you for your Great performance ! #MO10

Thanks Mesut for the wonderful performance.

Great performance mesut ozil we proud of you well done

Great play today.. waiting for our goal... love you m10💓💓😍💪

Congratulations! Great performance tonight!👏👏👏 #MesutÖzil10💪

Great perfomance Mesut <3 Big love from Vietnam

Mesut your indeed a true Gunner from blood.... We love you & thanks for a Wonderful performance!! #YaGunnersYa

Job well done great performance M10 u never disappoint me I'm so proud of you .we're gunners

Great performance, Mesut!! We're proud of you!! ❤️

Congratulations Mesut 🔴⚪️

We love you thank for a wonderful performance #Mesut Ozil Fan I m myanmar muslim

wonderful Ozil congratulations

Thanks M1Ö for the perfomance love from Zimbabwe

Ozil great job we love you from kenya

congratulationS gunners 😌 #COYG

You are always great, really awesome ☺️☺️. Thank you and love you more than you thought ☺️😘

Great Ozil, I love ur great team spirit.

Good job bro we love you thanks

Always Wonderful Performance And great player love u oza 😘

tonight we reached good successed thanks u ozil for the good performance and thanks aub and laca 💖

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