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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 - Sep 2017
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 6 0 0 1 0 396
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
FA Cup 1 0 1 1 0 90
Community Shield 1 0 0 0 0 82
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 167 32 53 13 0 14030
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

3 reasons why Ozil's reunion with Mourinho could prove to be bad news for Manchester United
3 reasons why Ozil's reunion with Mourinho could prove to be bad news for Manchester United
At 29, Mesut Ozil may not be the answer to address Manchester United's woes.
Arsenal transfer news: Ozil has made up his mind, Gunners want £35 million for Bellerin and more - 20th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Ozil has made up his mind, Gunners want £35 million for Bellerin and more - 20th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
Barcelona to raid Manchester United for €100 million-rated forward and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 20th October, 2017
Barcelona to raid Manchester United for €100 million-rated forward and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 20th October, 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
Man United transfer news: Mourinho could go to PSG, update on Kane and more- 15th October 2017
Man United transfer news: Mourinho could go to PSG, update on Kane and more- 15th October 2017
Man United transfer news and updates
EPL 2017/18: Watford 2-1 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
EPL 2017/18: Watford 2-1 Arsenal: 5 Talking Points
Watford moved into 4th position with a late win over Arsenal. Here's what we learned from the game
Arsenal transfer news: Wenger talks about Sanchez and Ozil leaving in January, Walcott advised to move and more - 12th October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Wenger talks about Sanchez and Ozil leaving in January, Walcott advised to move and more - 12th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
5 Reasons why Arsenal could win the Premier League 
5 Reasons why Arsenal could win the Premier League 
A brief analysis of why Arsenal fans can be confident about their team's chances of winning the Premier League
Manchester City ready world record bid for Messi and other transfer news and rumours of the day- 9th October, 2017
Manchester City ready world record bid for Messi and other transfer news and rumours of the day- 9th October, 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer stories of the day.
Reports: Arsenal eyeing Barcelona midfielder to replace Mesut Ozil
Reports: Arsenal eyeing Barcelona midfielder to replace Mesut Ozil
The London club look set to eye potential replacements for their want-away midfielder
Barcelona transfer news: Update on Dybala's future, Catalans in a two-way battle for Ozil and more - 7th October 2017
Barcelona transfer news: Update on Dybala's future, Catalans in a two-way battle for Ozil and more - 7th October 2017
All the transfer news related to Barcelona Football Club.
Barcelona star finally signs new contract, Man United to continue pursuit of top-target, and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 6th October 2017
Barcelona star finally signs new contract, Man United to continue pursuit of top-target, and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 6th October 2017
Here's a quick recap of all the important transfer news and rumours of the day.
Man United transfer news: Bale's transfer gets a boost, Messi stopped Alba joining United and more- 5th October 2017
Man United transfer news: Bale's transfer gets a boost, Messi stopped Alba joining United and more- 5th October 2017
Man United transfer news and updates
Ranking the top 5 playmakers in the Premier League this season
Ranking the top 5 playmakers in the Premier League this season
A qualitative analysis of the top five playmakers currently plying their trade in the Premier League.
Reports: Arsenal willing to sell superstar to Manchester United in January
Reports: Arsenal willing to sell superstar to Manchester United in January
The Gunners will use the cash to fund a move for Antoine Griezmann
Arsenal transfer news: Walcott could be sold in January, update on Ozil's move to Inter and more - 2nd October 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Walcott could be sold in January, update on Ozil's move to Inter and more - 2nd October 2017
All the transfer news related to Arsenal Football Club.
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