Mesut Ozil is a German footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the German national team. He gained global attention for his excellent performance in the 2010 FIFA World Cup with a nomination for the Golden Ball Award, which is awarded to the tournament's best player. On transfer deadline day of summer 2013, he signed to Arsenal for a club-record fee of £42.5 million. The transfer makes him the most expensive German football player of all time.
Until now, Özil has achieved multiple accoplishments such as the first in assists in major European and domestic competitions with 25 (2011), in La Liga with 17( 2012). Also, he was one of the top assist providers in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012 with three in both tournaments.
Özil first played for club Schalkein the Bundesliga in 2006, and soon was selected to the youth national team, then offically joined the German national team in 2009. Özil transferred to Werder Bremen in 2008 and was signed by Real Madrid in August 2010 following his break-out performance at the FIFA World Cup with Germany.
Özil and singer
Mandy Capristodated in 2013,and sepated in October 2014, following reports of Özil being involved with another woman. As part of the BigShoe project, Özil donated his 2014 World Cup winnings, an estimated £240,000, to pay for 23 sick Brazilian children to have medical surgery.