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Mesut Ozil Biography

Mesut Özil is a German footballer who plays for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Germany national football team. Özil began his youth career playing for various clubs in Gelsenkirchen and then played five years for Rot-Weiss Essen. In 2005, he moved to FC Schalke 04 youth programme. On 31 January 2008, he moved to Werder Bremen for a reported fee of €4.3 million, signing a contract with the German club until 30 June 2011. He led Werder Bremen to the final of the last ever UEFA Cup, losing out to Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine. Due to his performances in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he ensured his place among Europe's top young talents. 17 August 201o, he moved to Real Madrid for a fee of €15 million. He made his debut on 22 August in a friendly match against Hércules, which Real Madrid won 3–1. Özil made his season debut in the Champions League on 15 September. He finished the season with 25 assists, the highest for any player in any major European competition that season. Özil was on the short-list of this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or award. His fine form with Real Madrid and German national team saw him earn nomination for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award, in which he finished 10th. Özil has been a youth national team member since 2006, and a member of the German national team since 2009.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Mesut Özil
Nationality Germany
Position Midfielder
Current Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 11
Career
Clubs
Arsenal Sep 2013 - Present
FC Schalke 04 Jul 2006 - Dec 2007
SV Werder Bremen Jan 2008 - Aug 2010
Real Madrid Aug 2010 - Sep 2013
National
Germany Under 21 Jun 2009 - Apr 2010
Germany Jan 2009 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 14 2 5 2 0 1102
2016/2017 Premier League 33 8 9 2 0 2848
UEFA Champions League 8 4 3 0 0 627
FA Cup 3 0 1 0 0 272
2015/2016 Premier League 35 6 19 4 0 3049
UEFA Champions League 8 2 0 2 0 720
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 82
FA Cup 1 0 1 1 0 90
2014/2015 Premier League 22 4 5 0 0 1860
FA Cup 5 1 2 0 0 457
UEFA Champions League 5 0 1 2 0 395
2013/2014 Premier League 26 5 9 0 0 2149
UEFA Champions League 8 1 2 1 0 667
FA Cup 5 1 1 0 0 391
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 27
Total 175 34 58 14 0 14736
FC Schalke 04
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SV Werder Bremen
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Real Madrid
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National
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Germany
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 6 1 3 0 0 435
2016 France European Championship 6 1 1 2 0 570
EC Qualification 6 0 4 0 0 540
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 10 8 5 0 0 892
World Cup 7 1 1 0 0 655
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 9 5 0 1 0 788
European Championship 5 1 3 0 0 438
2010 South Africa World Cup 7 1 3 1 0 587
WC Qualification Europe 4 0 0 0 0 213
Total 60 18 20 4 0 5118

Mesut Ozil Latest News & Articles

Arsenal transfer news: Messi knows Ozil's destination, Spanish expert on N'Zonzi move and more - 15th December 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Messi knows Ozil's destination, Spanish expert on N'Zonzi move and more - 15th December 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
Barcelona to go after Manchester United star, Chelsea's new plan to lure Thomas Lemar: Transfer roundup, December 15th 2017
Barcelona to go after Manchester United star, Chelsea's new plan to lure Thomas Lemar: Transfer roundup, December 15th 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer stories of the day.
Stats: Which Premier League side has created the most chances so far?
Stats: Which Premier League side has created the most chances so far?
Manchester City have scored the most goals but they haven't created the most chances
Reports: Mesut Ozil tells friends which club he wants to play for next season
Reports: Mesut Ozil tells friends which club he wants to play for next season
Manchester United or Barcelona? Ozil has made his choice
West Ham United 0-0 Arsenal - Player Ratings
West Ham United 0-0 Arsenal - Player Ratings
Arsenal faced an in-form West Ham at the London Stadium and both teams failed to break the deadlock
Real Madrid revive interest in Chelsea superstar, FC Barcelona scout four Serie A players and other transfer news and rumours of the day - December 12, 2017
Real Madrid revive interest in Chelsea superstar, FC Barcelona scout four Serie A players and other transfer news and rumours of the day - December 12, 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer stories of the day.
Should Manchester United move in for Mesut Ozil?
Should Manchester United move in for Mesut Ozil?
Ozil may not be as good a signing as many presume
Arsenal transfer news: Boost in N'Zonzi pursuit, Ozil & Sanchez to stay
Arsenal transfer news: Boost in N'Zonzi pursuit, Ozil & Sanchez to stay
Transfer news concerning Arsenal: likelihood of signing Steven N'Zonzi among other stories.
5 Arsenal players who may leave the club in January
5 Arsenal players who may leave the club in January
Arsenal players who should be evaluating their options ahead of the January transfer window
Why Berkay Ozcan can prove to be an interesting addition to Arsenal
Why Berkay Ozcan can prove to be an interesting addition to Arsenal
The Turkish sensation is slowly becoming a hot prospect in the pool of Bundesliga youngsters
Arsenal F.C: An endless tryst with glorious failure
Arsenal F.C: An endless tryst with glorious failure
Why do Arsenal always have to settle for glorious failures?
Arsenal transfer news: Ozil to succeed at United, Juventus reject bid and more - 3rd December 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Ozil to succeed at United, Juventus reject bid and more - 3rd December 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
Top 5 Premier League stars who could switch clubs in the January transfer window
Top 5 Premier League stars who could switch clubs in the January transfer window
These 5 players are either looking for more game time or a better destination
This is a defeat Arsenal can embrace with pride!
This is a defeat Arsenal can embrace with pride!
Sometimes, what's important is not that you lose, but how you lose
Reports: Barcelona ready to offer Arda Turan in exchange for Premier League superstar
Reports: Barcelona ready to offer Arda Turan in exchange for Premier League superstar
This deal could suit everyone!
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