If you are a fan of the German football team, you surely will notice Mesut Ozil. In the following article, we will learn about the biographical information of this German genius creator.
Mesut Ozil is a German professional football player. He was born on October 15, 1988, in Gelsenkirchen, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Mesut Ozil is a Muslim, he has to grow up in difficult conditions, has an unemployment rate of up to 70%.
Despite his poverty, he still nurtured a passion for the ball. He regularly trains with his brother with his dream of playing on a professional football field. At first, Mesut Ozil competed for a local football club Gelsenkirchen and then moved on to play for Rot-Weiss-Essen – this is an Essen DFB football club where he did in 5 years.
Mesut Ozil’s football career
In 2005, Mesut Ozil went to Schalke 04 where he took the No. 17 jersey as an attacking midfielder. Werder Bremen agreed to pay Mesut Ozil the transfer fee at his request. He and the club Werder Bremen signed a three-year contract.
On April 26, 2008, Mesut Ozil netted his first goal in the Werder Bremen shirt and helped the team to win with a final score of 2 – 1. A year later, he continued to become a successful sportsman in football. Continuity of scoring goals against the Bayer Leverkusen club allowed his team to qualify for the 2009 DFB-Pokal tournament.
Mesut Ozil has grown steadily with club Werder Bremen over the seasons. He netted his 100th Bundesliga goal while playing against Schalke 04 – the first team where he started his professional football career.
Werder Bremen was very successful and advanced to the DFB-Pokal final in the 2010 season. To do this was a big part of Mesut Ozil’s effort. However, their opponent Bayern Munich was so strong that they lost with after conceding 4 goals.