Mesut Özil

Mesut Özil Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

15 / October / 1988


36 Years


Professional Footballer

Mesut Özil Height, Weight, Age, Religion, Family, Biography, Affairs & More

Mesut Özil is a talented German footballer with a versatile skill set and exceptional finesse. Over his illustrious career spanning multiple European leagues, Özil has consistently demonstrated his football prowess. In this biography, we delve into his early life, career, net worth, and personal details, shedding light on one of the contemporary football world’s brightest stars.

Early Life

Mesut Özil, the soccer sensation, was born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on October 15, 1988. Hailing from a family with Turkish roots, Özil honed his soccer talents on the neighborhood pitch known as the “Monkey Cage,” enclosed by fences. His journey through the youth soccer circuit led him to join FC Schalke 04 in Gelsenkirchen in 2005.

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Personal life

Mesut Özil is happily married to the model Amine Gülşe, with whom he has been in a long-term relationship. The couple is blessed with a son. Özil is known for maintaining a relatively private personal life and doesn’t often divulge details about it. Nonetheless, it’s evident that he finds great happiness in his family life with his wife and child.

Professional Life

In 2005, he successfully earned a place in the youth academy of FC Schalke 04, where he showcased his talents as an attacking midfielder. However, in 2008, he decided to make a move to the German Football Association club Werder Bremen, turning down a lucrative offer from Schalke 04, citing that the offer was not up to his expectations. Özil signed a three-year contract with Werder Bremen, and during his time there, he scored his first Bundesliga goal against Karlsruhe, contributing to Werder Bremen’s 2-1 victory in the match.

Mesut Ozil’s career Life

In 2005, he secured a spot in Schalke 04’s Youth Academy. There, he donned the FC Schalke 04 jersey with the number 17, and he excelled as an attacking midfielder. Özil declined a lucrative offer from Schalke 04, deeming it inadequate, and in 2008, he made a move to the German Football Association club, Werder Bremen. At Werder Bremen, a northwest-based club in Germany, Özil signed a three-year contract. During his time with the club, he wore the jersey number 11, representing Werder Bremen.

Net Worth

It ranks among the top 10 highest-paid football/soccer players globally, boasting a remarkable net worth estimated at $100 million USD.



what happened to Ozil

The former German international, he, made a move to Fenerbahce in January 2021, marking the end of his eight-year tenure with Arsenal.

Ozil News

He officially announced his transfer to Fenerbahce during a television interview in Turkey. Arteta’s attention shifts to recruiting new players as Arsenal trims its surplus squad members. Reports indicate that Özil is set to terminate his contract with Arsenal and make a move to Fenerbahce. He’s considering the possibility of relocating to Turkey or the United States as he approaches his departure from Arsenal. Despite his status as an outcast at the club, he expresses no remorse regarding his decision to join Arsenal.

Ozil Transfer News

Speculation surrounds Mesut Özil’s transfer situation as he has been ‘indefinitely suspended’ from Fenerbahce’s squad.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Gelsenkirchen West Germany
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality German
Parents Father: Mustafa Özil
Mother: Gulizar Özil
Profession Professional Footballer
Siblings Brother: Mutlu Özil
Sister: Nese Özil, Dugyu Özil
Spous Amine Gülşe Özil
Weight 76 Kg
170 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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