Mesut Özil

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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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21 hours ago

Mesut Özil

Good test against #Fiorentina and another win in the #ChampionsCup. 😎 Next match against Real Madrid C.F. will be special. #COYG #M1Ö #DareToCreate ... See moreSee less

Good test against #Fiorentina and another win in the #ChampionsCup. 😎 Next match against Real Madrid C.F. will be special. #COYG #M1Ö #DareToCreate

 

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Thank for making me of your biggest fans....❤❤

😉Good test from the good team👍👍👍 and will be the best.✌✌ Love you all my guys.😍 M10&team.🏆

Special 😘😘 love you love you love you 😔

I love u oozil Very appreciation and love from Tibet

I can't wait to see that my love against my great team.

Looks stunning and hope you play stunning too 💪

My idol😘much love from Namibia

The season to compete is really good, my idol

I wish u new season and agood ending my legend Özil 💪❤

My best player.... love from Zimbabwe

Best player best wishes from Egypt 🇪🇬

Much love and always support Mesut 💪🏻 Keep rocking !!😊

Another starling performance, Let's translate this into the coming season, Top 4 Al the way #COYG

Keep going our superstar for gunners

More strength and fitness... #M10 #DareToCreate #AdidasFootball

You look better in darker hair color, darling !!! 😂😂😂

Weldone guys,, I like your new hair cut

That's the game i have been waiting for ever since you came to Arsenal. Indeed it will be special

Was awesome seeing you guys in person. Wish the USA preseason tour happened every year! #AmericanGooner #COYG

Do us a favour mesut, turn up in the big games this year please. Us gooners need something to get excited for after a few depressing seasons.

I was there at the game , good win tonight !

Weldone Boyz, hope we replicate the spirit in the premier league

Much love from big fan from India. Hope I am able to meet with you some day.

Good luck Ozil.You are a legend. Had to name my son after you.(Ozil Cosmario) Mob love from Kenya.

looking forward to your win against RM.. Best of luck...😊😊

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4 days ago

Mesut Özil

Thanks, L.A. for hosting us. Good test against FC Bayern München and another victory in our preseason bag. 😎💥#COYG #daretocreate #M1Ö adidas Football ... See moreSee less

Thanks, L.A. for hosting us. Good test against FC Bayern München and another victory in our preseason bag. 😎💥#COYG #daretocreate #M1Ö adidas Football

 

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Well done my idol ❤️❤️❤️❤️ look more handsome your new hairstyle ❤️🥰🥰❤️❤️

Bro go somewhere else arsenal are done why re u wasting ur time

Well done guys..👏 Keep working hard and we will continue to progress.💪

Well done, hope you guys continue this throughout the 2019/2020 season. Best wishes. #KroenkeOut !!!

Congratulations well done Dear brother love this guy from Ethiopia

it's great match i'm very enjoy when you play thank for to day bro

My best regards to you Gooners well done.

I love you my best player, i pray to meet with you someday

Our Mezut In this match, you are the best I think active performs,emotion since 2016 Congratulations

Very excellent Weldon performance 👌💥😍

Congratulation to all gunners family

Well done Dear bro love This From Bangladesh 😍😍😍

Very good performance. One love from Nigeria ❤❤🤞

Looking good Ozil. God bless you brother.

I know our bright blond will bring us luck. My Mesut 🥰🥰😍🥰🤩🤩🥰😍🥰

My 💖 win...so strong&smart by new look. 💪👌proud of you..M10 🙆 thanks for nice guys in a nice game.👏👏👏

A job well done. Coming from North Dakota. The great Sioux Nation of Standing Rock.

My best prayer in the world .. King of Assist

Respect, M1Ö fan forever! From Napa, California with love!

I was there tonight. Fun game and I love the Targaryen blonde!

Lucky to have you in the team!! Make gooners proud this season!!!

This is very bad that u r art tattoo on ur body. I wish quickly u will removed it.

So sad I didn’t get to attend game. Love you Ozil ⚽️

Congratulations Mesut and gunners 🤘

I pray we remain in the winning form for long. Gunners all the way. Well done Mesut Ozil

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5 days ago

Mesut Özil

Love seeing our Gooners also here in the U.S. 😎🖌#preseason #M1Ö #COYG Arsenal ... See moreSee less

Love seeing our Gooners also here in the U.S. 😎🖌#preseason #M1Ö #COYG Arsenal

 

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Hi, your new hair colour and hair cut is good but when I will meet you I would love to see you in your previous look😃

Lots of love for arsenal and you in the u.s . Rocking my #10 Jersey as we speak in Pennsylvania. Good luck on the match tonight! Wehavemetzutozil!!!!!!!

wish you all the best and looking forward the new season my Ambassador

Wish on the best for you my idol. I hope i can meet you in Vietnam. Your new hair is perfect. Love you❤❤❤😍😍😍😍

New hair colour, very nice indeed. Such a nice person, always ready to meet people and be happy. ⚽️

Love seeing that new hairstyle. I know it will come with more assists

nice haircut bro and all the best this coming season

Hopefully, this new hairstyle brings out the best in him. #lupsuoziel #newperfome #newstyle #newcut

Looking forward to seeing the new hair style

And you love breaking their heart there by making their hearts bleed...

We from Gaza wish you success and success 💚💚

Hope the new Hairstyle bring good fortunes and form

Oh my god!!! Look that hair color, ok I'm impressed but is nice color. Btw love so much Mesut ❤😘

So much Love for you my Ozil. From Nigeria. Gooners forever

I'm manutd fan but I support u every day every tym may Allah help you every where you Go

This hair style looks a bit weird but love you anyway

Nice lion on your arm, does it refer to something? 🤔

That’s the hardest you’ve worked in years. Hope the hand doesn’t ache too much.

Love your new hair, Mesut. Hope one day you come to Indonesia💕💕💕💕💕

Ozil, I have spoken with Mr. Kroenke to endorse your stay with our darling club (Arsenal FC) for another three more years... I love your style of play but you need to add a bit of energy ok👌

Focus more on good performance .. fans are being so frustrated of you #MÖ10 〽️

😎So cool guy... I love your new hair.😍🙆 I can see only you in the field.😁😁😁 Smart man.🤔

Much love from Uganda 🇺🇬 Africa 🌍.... More love more lyf

New season, new look, new improvement. #COYG 💪🏽

All over the world is face app 😝😝😝 But it is not a Application pic 😊🧐 Really Amazing 😍💥💪🤗

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6 days ago

Mesut Özil

Starting preseason with a win 😎👍Arsenal #ColoradoRapids #M1Ö #COYG ... See moreSee less

Starting preseason with a win 😎👍Arsenal #ColoradoRapids #M1Ö #COYG

 

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Love you idol 🥰❤️❤️

Amazing my king🔥🔥

Congrats Dear. 😃 May Allah bless you. 😇 Love you from BANGLADESH.😍

MEand My Family aresuffering from ALD.THE most dangerous is mine,ourbrains are getting worse.I can prove that,we need HELP urgently

It was amazing getting to see you and the rest of Arsenal in person for the first time wished I had a chance to get a signature though. It was amazing!!!!!!!!!

My favourite mid-Engine in my favourite kit adidas

I wish to meet with you soon,, I love you #Mesut10

Have a Best Season as You were very early.💪✊✊✊

Hope u can help our team to be better this year.. #WeCareDoYou

We as funs are not convinced until we see new defenders and addition made in midfield. Why can't learn from the previous bad experience. Honestly, kroenke is letting this beautiful club down. Arsenal is no longer competitive solely due to his stingy attitude.

Keep spirit oezil .. We love you !! From indonesia #vcc

We love you Mesut , My Best Player 💥💥🤩🥰 #YaGunnersYa #COYG

Congratulations Arsenal & Ozil. Good way to start preseason....

Love you heart❤❤❤lots of love from nepal🇳🇵🇳🇵🇳🇵🇳🇵

I hope we sign Hakim Ziyech so as to play with you his idol together. Both of you can fire us to great things this season. Congratulations Mesut Özil & the rest of the team fir the victory. #YaGunnersYa #COYG

I live in Denver I’m sad that I didn’t go🤦🏾‍♂️

Congratulations ozil, hoping to see good result in EPL this season

Need our sure 4-7odd You can kindly chat us with 09031172961 for a trial and see how consistent we are

salute ozil,, more love from Kenya bro... we are expecting more from you bro,,, #let Arsenal shine

it's important we translate this into the season proper Mesut, Let's keep fighting till we achieve top 4 at the end #COYG

I wish u become arsenal #captain and arsenal #legend

This kit deserves silver ware for sure..Ozil we counting on you come end of the season,,#COYG

Mesut ozil we love you bro, forever you are our captain.. N wishing you a blessed season as well after this preseason tour.. Insahallah... Gunners.

Dear ozil you are my best player but still need to put lots of hard work keep move ......

I wish you an awesome 2019/2020 season😎✌🏻🔥 Give em’ hell💪🏻

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1 week ago

Mesut Özil

Back in the office 👊🏽🏃🏻‍♂️💨 Arsenal adidas Fussball #preseason #COYG ... See moreSee less

Back in the office 👊🏽🏃🏻‍♂️💨 Arsenal adidas Fussball #preseason #COYG

 

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Happy Happy to see you back again. Wishing you a good season ahead make them 50 and above assists. Much love from #Kenya

I wish you the best for the upcoming season. At your best, we could make it into top 4.

All the best I will pray for you And Allah bless you 🥰🥰🥰

Great looking forward to the 2 great performances you will put next season

That's my Mesut. I am am expecting lots of blissful football moments from you come next season. Sweet luck man.

Be your best coming season Brother, we really need you at the best

Greetings from #Aruba #OnceAGoonerAlwaysAGooner 🔴⚪️

I Wish You The Best At The Next Season M10

Still on your side all we support you in Uganda 🇺🇬.our captain.the German magician.proud of you

You're not good like before , Mesüt , Bro 💜💔 , go back to your usual super level , Mesüt .. you were best playemaker , what happened to you

Mr ozil i was supporting for arsenal more than 10 years and i havent got any cup celeperation every yeara we was finished for the season with un moral 😏😏so i would like to leave this bad team as i leave my support and still i am looking for other team better this bad and unlucky team

Be blessed and all the best in coming season.!!!😎😎

All the best my legend, I,m very happy if you return to Real Madrid My Player

Work hard Mesut.... Wanna see all the lights focused on you🚥.... Keep fit💪 and in form.. ❤️❤️

Get back to your earliest form! love you❤❤

Very very happy whenever I see u my king

You are the best 10 role but we have not winger,when alexis played for our club,you also show your best form.So we need to buy winger

Keep working Keep the fitness going Let's have a great season #COYG #WeAreTheArsenal

Hopefully u will put more effort because your performances of last season were heartbreaking

Ozil you need more effort to help Arsenal succeed... please do your greatest best make us proud fans of the Gunners ., love The club.

Work hard forget about leaving the club we need you on your best moment.

Let’s hope he plays as well as he manages to put photos of himself out into the world

Masha allah very good Mesut ozil allah bless you and very happy Something see you soon my king Ozil

C0me On Mes! Expecting alot from you, on the upcoming season 2019/2020... #MoveOnBro #StayFocused #Believed #AssistKing #MesutForLife ♡ #10 #My_Forever_Idol #M10_Family #COYG #LetsDoThiz..... #YaGunnerzYa

Start to prove you deserve for that Cash -,-

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