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Mesut Ozil

Born: October 15, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Arsenal (no. 11)
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Career History
Youth2005-2006Schalke 04
Senior2006-2008Schalke 04
2008-2010Werder Bremen
2010-2013Real Madrid
2013-Arsenal
International2009-Germany
Sports Mole has 2,045 articles about Mesut Ozil. Articles 1 to 40:
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Dietmar Hamann accuses DFB of "weak leadership" following Mesut Ozil Germany woes
Dietmar Hamann accuses the German football association of "weak leadership" for allowing criticism of Mesut Ozil to grow ahead of the 29-year-old's international retirement.
Jul 23, 22:59
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Leroy Sane: 'Mesut Ozil needs space following Germany retirement'
Germany forward Leroy Sane insists that compatriot Mesut Ozil "needs some space" following the Arsenal midfielder's decision to step down from the national team.
Jul 23, 22:06
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Theo Zwanziger "saddened" by Mesut Ozil Germany retirement
Former German football association president Theo Zwanziger admits that he is "deeply saddened" by Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from international football.
Jul 23, 14:36
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Germany football association rejects Mesut Ozil racism allegations
The DFB, Germany's football association, rejects allegations of racism from Mesut Ozil following his retirement from international duty.
Jul 23, 14:25
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Uli Hoeness welcomes Mesut Ozil retirement from Germany duty
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness is happy with Mesut Ozil's decision to stop playing for Germany and thinks that the midfielder "had been playing shit for years".
Jul 23, 12:43
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Mesut Ozil announces Germany retirement following "racism and disrespect"
Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil announces his retirement from international duty and blames a culture of "racism and disrespect" on his decision to hang up his boots.
Jul 22, 19:23
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Mesut Ozil defends controversial meeting with Turkey's president
Mesut Ozil insists that he has no regrets about posing for a photo with Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan prior to the World Cup.
Jul 22, 17:14
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Mesut Ozil part of Unai Emery's plans for Far East tour
Arsenal's World Cup contingent - Mesut Ozil, Alex Iwobi and Mohamed Elneny - will all feature for the Gunners as part of their Far East tour next week.
Jul 16, 15:56
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Arsenal boss Unai Emery eager to help Mesut Ozil rediscover form
New Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants to help Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil rediscover his form for club and country.
Jul 14, 09:56
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Arsene Wenger: 'Mesut Ozil wasn't himself at World Cup'
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that midfielder Mesut Ozil was too passive when representing Germany at the World Cup.
Jul 10, 15:42
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Team News: Germany recall Mesut Ozil for group decider against South Korea
Germany recall Arsenal's Mesut Ozil for their World Cup group match against South Korea.
Jun 27, 13:57
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Joachim Low: 'Germany still need Mesut Ozil'
Germany coach Joachim Low insists that the world champions need Mesut Ozil if they are to progress through the World Cup.
Jun 25, 11:58
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Mesut Ozil: "We are one team"
Mesut Ozil takes to Twitter in the immediate aftermath of Germany's 2-1 win over Sweden at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 23, 21:36
Germany's Marco Reus in action in the World Cup game against Sweden on June 23, 2018
Result: Germany survive major scare against Sweden to fight on at World Cup
Toni Kroos scores in the fifth minute of added time as Germany snatch a vital 2-1 win against Sweden at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.
Jun 23, 21:00
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Team News: Mesut Ozil, Sami Khedira out of Germany starting XI for Sweden clash
Mesut Ozil and Sami Khedira are omitted from Germany's starting XI for their crucial World Cup Group F clash with Sweden at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi.
Jun 23, 18:01
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Preview: Germany vs. Sweden - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between Germany and Sweden in Group F.
Jun 21, 12:15
Ilkay Gundogan in action for Germany on June 8, 2018
Stefan Effenberg: 'Ilkay Gundogan, Mesut Ozil lucky to still be in Germany team'
Stefan Effenberg deems Ilkay Gundogan and Mesut Ozil "lucky" not to have been thrown out of Germany's World Cup squad following their meeting with Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Jun 17, 17:41
Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (FRONT) prepares to make a save from Argentina's forward Rodrigo Palacio during the final football match o
Team News: Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil both start for Germany against Mexico
Manuel Neuer and Mesut Ozil are both in the Germany team for their 2018 World Cup opener against Mexico.
Jun 17, 15:06
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Julian Draxler: 'Mesut Ozil will deliver'
Germany midfielder Julian Draxler backs fellow countryman Mesut Ozil to "deliver" at the World Cup.
Jun 17, 13:28
Joachim Low at a Germany press conference on May 24, 2018
Joachim Low: 'Difficult to defend World Cup'
Germany boss Joachim Low accepts that it will be difficult for his team to defend the World Cup this summer, but is quietly confident of challenging.
Jun 16, 22:27
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Joachim Low: 'Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil are both fit'
Germany boss Joachim Low declares both Manuel Neuer and Mesut Ozil fit for the champions' 2018 World Cup opener against Mexico.
Jun 16, 22:14
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Preview: Germany vs. Mexico - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between defending champions Germany and Mexico.
Jun 15, 10:45
Ilkay Gundogan in action for Germany on June 8, 2018
Mats Hummels criticises Germany fans for booing Ilkay Gundogan
Germany centre-back Mats Hummels questions the logic of supporters for jeering Ilkay Gundogan during his appearance from the bench against Saudi Arabia.
Jun 9, 14:46
Mesut Ozil in action for Germany against Austria on June 2, 2018
Mesut Ozil doubtful for World Cup?
Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil is reportedly a major doubt for this summer's World Cup after picking up a knee injury during a warm-up friendly against Austria.
Jun 7, 12:57
Austria's Martin Hinteregger celebrates scoring their first goal against Germany on June 2, 2018
Result: World champions Germany spurn lead to lose against Austria
World champions Germany slip to a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of Austria in Saturday's friendly at Klagenfurt's Worthersee Stadion.
Jun 2, 20:38
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Report: Arsenal offer Aaron Ramsey new five-year contract
Aaron Ramsey is believed to be considering an offer of a new five-year contract by Arsenal amid reports of Unai Emery wanting to build the team around the Welshman.
May 30, 20:30
Close-up shot of Mesut Ozil celebrating his opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Arsenal manager Unai Emery reveals Mesut Ozil admiration
Arsenal manager Unai Emery says that he is "excited" to get started with a group of new players, picking out Mesut Ozil as one of his key men moving forward.
May 23, 18:28
Aaron Ramsey models his new haircut during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on January 14, 2018
Arsenal prepared to sell Aaron Ramsey?
Arsenal will reportedly look to sell Aaron Ramsey this summer if the midfielder does not pen a new deal at the Emirates Stadium.
May 18, 09:13
Emre Can in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
Emre Can, Mario Gotze left out of Germany World Cup squad
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can and 2014 World Cup winner Mario Gotze are omitted from the 35-man preliminary Germany squad for this summer's tournament in Russia.
May 15, 14:23
Arsene Wenger bids farewell to fans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on May 6, 2018
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the final day of Premier League action as departing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger takes his side to face Huddersfield Town.
May 10, 19:35
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Mesut Ozil agent hits back at 'jealous' Martin Keown
Mesut Ozil launches a scathing attack on Martin Keown for criticising his client while on punditry duties.
May 10, 15:30
Arsene Wenger bids farewell to fans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on May 6, 2018
Preview: Leicester City vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as Leicester City welcome the visit of Arsene Wenger's Arsenal in the penultimate game of the season.
May 8, 22:42
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Mesut Ozil angers Arsenal teammates?
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil reportedly angers his teammates with his recurrent injury woes.
May 8, 10:40
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil: 'I will be back before World Cup'
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is confident of overcoming a back injury in time for Germany's World Cup defence in Russia this summer.
May 7, 21:15
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Mesut Ozil to miss rest of season with back injury?
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is expected to miss his side's final two games of the season after suffering a recurrence of a back injury.
May 7, 09:49
Arsene Wenger watches on during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers on September 20, 2017
Team News: Arsene Wenger makes seven changes in final Arsenal home game against Burnley
Arsene Wenger makes seven changes to his final home Arsenal starting XI for Sunday's Premier League encounter with Burnley at the Emirates Stadium.
May 6, 15:36
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal on March 4, 2018
Martin Keown: 'Mesut Ozil not fit to wear the Arsenal shirt'
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is accused of failing to play for the team by former Gunners defender Martin Keown following Thursday's exit from the Europa League.
May 4, 09:32
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid make Europa League final at Arsenal's expense
Atletico Madrid book their spot in the 2018 Europa League final courtesy of a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the second leg of their semi-final.
May 3, 21:58
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Diego Costa leads Atletico Madrid attack against Arsenal
Diego Costa leads the Atletico Madrid attack against an unchanged Arsenal side.
May 3, 19:02
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'We must play with our hearts'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone calls on his side to 'play with their heart' in Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg against Arsenal.
May 3, 13:13

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