Youth National Team Member Mesut Ozil Biography
This Bavarian quick footed attacking midfielder turns heads every day with his sorcery in the field. His quick runs up the midfield and determined assists are indeed a treat for the
|Date of Birth||October 15, 1988 (age 28), Gelsenkirchen, Germany|
|Parents||Gulizar Özil, Mustafa Özil|
|Siblings||Mutlu Özil, Dugyu Özil, Nese Özil|
|Education||Gesamtschule Berger Feld(2000–2005)|
|Net worth||$89 Million in 2014|
eyes. Ozil, whose name is chanted by fans every time he steps onto the field, rarely disappoints and goes for the jugular leaving the goalkeeper stunned and neatly sorting the ball into the back of the net. As such he is not only a player, he is a phenomenon.
Childhood of Soccer Player
Soccer player Mesut Özil was born on October 15, 1988, in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The grandson of a Turkish immigrant, he developed his soccer skills alongside friends in the “Monkey Cage,” a local pitch surrounded by fences.
After playing for a series of smaller youth programs, he joined the pipeline of Gelsenkirchen’s FC Schalke 04 in 2005. Mesut Ozil is a third-generation Turkish-German. Ozil’s grandfather worked at a metals mine after immigrating to Germany 40 years ago. His father is self-employed, and his mother is a housewife.
Early Life of Champion Mesut Özil
Özil became a member of the Schalke senior team and the German junior national team in 2006, but despite his promising talents he was allowed to transfer to SV Werder Bremen in 2008. The midfielder flourished within his new club, with his impeccable ball-control skills and creative passing helping to lift Werder Bremen to victories in the 2009 DFB Cup and DFL-Supercup.
Özil started for Germany during the 2009 U-21 European Championship, earning Man of the Match honors for his goal and two assists in a resounding 4-0 finals victory over England. His ascent continued after he was selected to the 2010 FIFA World Cup squad, where he displayed his remarkable all-around abilities. Özil scored once and provided several assists to help Germany achieve a third-place finish, thus earning him a spot among the 10 nominees for the tournament’s Golden Ball Award.
Career Growth & Hights
His major turnaround in his career came when he performed brilliantly at Fifa World cup 2010 and was signed by Spanish Giants Real Madrid in the amount of €15 million.Özil made his debut for real Madrid on 22 August.He was top on the charts of assists in 2012 with 17 assists. On 2nd September 2013 Özil was signed by Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal worth £42.5 million for a five-year contract. After this transfer, he became the most expensive German footballer.
He made his debut for Arsenal against Sunderland on 14th September 2013.He made his International debut for Germany on 11th February 2009 against Norway in a friendly match. His biggest turnaround came when he was selected in a German squad for Fifa World cup 2010 and thereafter he started in all matches for the Germans.
Books Dedicated to Mesut Özil
A book dedicated to him is titled “Mesut Özil Superstar” which has been penned by Markus Alexander
Achievements & Winning list of Mesut Özil
With Arsenal FC he has won the FA CUP twice (2013–14, 2014-15) and the FA Community Shield in 2014 and 2015.
With Real Madrid, he has won the La Liga(2011–12),the Copa del Rey( 2010–11) and the Supercopa de España in 2012.
With Werder Bremen, he had won the DFB-Pokal(2008–09)
With Germany, he has won the FIFA World Cup(2014) and the UEFA European Under-21 Championship(2009)
Individually he has been the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month in April 2015 while playing for Arsenal FC. He had also been honored as 2009 UEFA European U-21 Championship Final’s Man of the match.
Personal Life of Great Player
Mesut Ozil previously dated a German model named Anna Mari model who was previously married to a Finnish soccer player, Pekka Lagerblom.Mesut is now dating with Aida Yespica, a stunning beauty pageant queen who became Miss Venezuela in 2002