Mesut Özil Facts
- Mesut Özil is a German footballer.
- He plays for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Germany national football team.
- He was born on October 15, 1988
- Özil has been a youth national team member since 2006
- He is a member of the German national team since 2009.
- He gained international attention during the 2010 FIFA World Cup and was nominated for the Golden Ball Award, which is awarded to the tournament's best player.
- He was transferred from Werder Bremen to Real Madrid in August 2010.
- He made a goal against Italy in the semi-finals match of Euro 2012 but his team failed to enter into the finals.