Mesut Ozil is certainly one of the most recognizable midfielders on the global football arena. He scored numerous goals and made hundreds of overwhelming assists with his prodigious left foot. Ozil started gaining success while playing in Schalke 04. Then he moved to Real Madrid to join Ronaldo and teammates in their victorious rush for multiple prestigious trophies both in Spain and Europe.
In 2013, Ozil signed a deal with Arsenal where he still lays the major role on the pitch. Apart from club trophies, Mesut has won the UEFA World Cup 2014 together with German international team. Although Mesut Ozil family originated from Turkey, the midfielder has German citizenship.
When Was Mesut Ozil Born?
Hailing from Western Germany, the future superstar was born on October 15, 1988, in Gelsenkirchen. In other words, he is 31 years old. He has a brother whose name is Mutlu and two sisters Nese and Dugyu. Despite the fact Ozil is German, he has strong value to his Turkish roots and ethnicity. The midfielder follows Islamic traditions as well.
Ozil was involved in football from early childhood and eventually joined Schalke 04 in 2006. He proved his talent right from the start and got praise after huge matches against Leverkusen and Munich. From the beginning of his career, Mesut has been playing at the position of attacking midfielder.
Ozil Weight, Height and Body Measurements
Like many other attacking midfielders, Mesut is hardly a giant. He looks pretty light with good ball control, attacking speed, and accuracy. Despite the fact Ozil weight is 76 kg, he boasts powerful striking skills. As for the midfielder’s height, the official stats say Mesut is 1.83 cm tall. He has scored multiple good headers although it is not his main specialization to win the second floor inside the box.
The German international player is not married yet although he is rumored to be engaged with his girlfriend Amine Gulse. The ceremony took place in 2017 in Germany. Nothing is heard about their marriage plans. The couple does not have kids yet. However, they are said to be very happy in love.