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Mesut Özil is a German national of Turkish origin. Ozil is currently working for Real Madrid of the La Liga.
Ozil helped put German football back to international football map with his awesome performance in the recent 2010 FIFA World Cup.
He is often called the “German Messi” for his exceptional footwork and playmaking that resembles Lionel Messi.
He began his young football career in Westfalia 04 Gelsenkirchen, and got his professional work at Schalke 04, then in 2008 he was signed by Werden Bremen for €4.3 million.
Real Madrid snapped him up for €15m in August 2010, thanks to the World Cup. He currently have 2 goals for Real, one in league and one in the UEFA Champions League.
Position: Attacking midfielder
Birthdate: October 15, 1988
Height: 6′ 0″
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
Clubs: Schalke 04, Werder Bremen, Real Madrid