Who is Mesut Ozil ?
Mesut Özil was born 15 October 1988. He 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 breakout 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.
Who is Mesut Ozil Dating ?
Özil started dating singer Mandy Capristo in 2013.
The relationship ended in October 2014, following reports of Özil being involved with another woman.
On 12 November 2015, Özil and Capristo appeared together at the Bambi awards ceremony in Berlin.
An Instagram photo uploaded by Özil used the hashtag #OziStoIsBack, suggesting that the couple is back together.
However, they broke up in 2017 and Özil has been dating former Miss Turkey, Amine Gülşe.
Mesut Ozil Best Achievements for Club and Country:
- 1 DFB-Pokal with Werder Bremen,
- 1 LA Liga, 1 Copa Del Rey and 1 Supercopa with Real Madrid FC,
- 2 FA Cup with Arsenal FC and
- FIFA World Cup 2014 with Germany
Mesut Ozil Major Individual Honors:
- Germany Player of the Year Award (2011, 2012, 2013),
- LA Liga top assists (2011-12),
- Bundesliga top assists (2009-10),
- FIFA World Cup top assists (2010),
- UEFA Champions League top assists (2010-11)
Mesut Ozil Total Career goals (Country and Club combined):
- 1 goals in 39 games for Schalke FC,
- 17 goals in 106 games for Werder Bremen,
- 27 gaols for Madrid in 159 matches,
- 16 goals in 94 games for Arsenal FC
- (Total: 60 goals in 393 matches…..stats: as of December 2015)
- Full Name: Mesut Ozil
- Nick Name: Ozil
- Occupation: Professional Football Player
- Date of Birth: October 15, 1988
- Birth Place: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
- Star-sign: Pisces
- Nationality: German
- Ethnicity: White
- Father Name: Mustafa Ozil
- Mother Name: Gulizar Ozil
- Siblings: Mutlu Ozil, Nese Ozil, Dugyu Ozil
- Previous Clubs: Schalke FC, Werder Bremen, Real Madrid FC
- Position: Attacking Midfielder
- Jersy Number: Jersy No 11
- National Team: Germany National Team
- Current Club: Arsenal FC
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Sexuality: Straight
- Net Worth: $40 million
- Height: 1.8m, 5’11”
- Weight: 76 kg