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

Mesut Ozil

Real NameMesut Özil
Nickname(s)El Búho, The Multi-Kulti Kicker
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
DebutInternational: On 11 February 2009 for Germany against Norway
Club: On 12 August 2006 for FC Schalke 04 against Eintracht Frankfurt
Jersey Number#10 (Germany)
#11 (Arsenal)
Position Attacking Mid-fielder
Coach/MentorMutlu Ozil (Manager, His brother)
Records (main ones)• Mesut Özil dazzled the world in FIFA World Cup 2010 when he was nominated for "The Golden Ball" Award, which is given to the best player of the tournament.
• In 2010-11 Özil ranked first in assists in major European and domestic competitions with 25.
• In 2011-12, he ranked first in assists in La Liga with 17.
• In the 2010 FIFA World Cup and in the 2012 UEFA Euro 2012, he was the joint highest assist provider with three in each tournament.
Career Turning Point• In the FIFA World Cup 2010, he was the highest assists provider and he was nominated for The Golden Ball.
Personal Life
Date of Birth15th October 1988
Age (as in 2017)29 Years
Birth PlaceGelsenkirchen, West Germany
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownLondon, England
SchoolBerger-Feld, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Mustafa Özil
Ozil Father
Mother- Gulizar Özil
Ozil with his Mother
Brothers- Mutlu Özil (Manager of Mesut Özil)
Mutlu Ozil
Sisters-Dugyu Özil and Nese Özil
Ozil with his sisters
HobbiesPlaying Chess, Playing Video Games
ControversiesÖzil did claim Arsenal mismanaged their title bid with the Gunners 11 points off the top. This caused trouble for Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodMelemen (Turkish dish), it is made of scrambled eggs, tomatoes and Turkish garlic sausage.
Favourite Color Green
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Anna-Maria Lagerblom (2009–2010)
Anna Maria with ozil
Aida Yespica (2010)
Mandy Capristo (2010–2017), Singer
Mandy Capristo with Ozil
Amine Gülşe (2017-Present), Model/Actress
Mesut Ozil with his girlfriend Amine Gulse
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$23 Million
Net Worth (approx.)$50 Million

Mesut Ozil

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mesut Özil

  • Does Mesut Özil smoke?: No.
  • Does Mesut Özil drink alcohol?: Yes.
  • He was born and raised in Germany while his parents are from Turkey, who later migrated to Germany.
  • He is a religious Man. He is Muslim. He recites some statements of holy Quran before a match.Ozil reciting Quran
  •  Özil has been a member of National Football Team of Germany since 2009.
  • Most Amazing fact about this German is that Arsenal and Real Madrid have not lost any game whenever Özil has scored a goal.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo a Portuguese legend praises him a lot. Ronaldo expressed woe when Özil was signed for Arsenal. Mesut Ozil with Cristiano Ronaldo
  • He caught the world’s attention in FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa when he was nominated for The Golden Ball Award.
  • Özil was offered a chance to play for Turkey but he refused it.
  • Özil made his professional debut in 2006 for Schalke04, he played for this club from 2006 to 2008.
  • From 2008 to 2010, he played for Werder Bremen.
  • From 2010 to 2013, he played for Real Madrid before switching to Arsenal in 2013.
  • He moved to Arsenal for a record fee of  £42.5 million and this fee made him the most expensive German Footballer at that time. Mesut Ozil joining Arsenal
  • Özil is a very gracious guy, he donated  £240,000 to have 23 Brazilian sick children cured.
  • Özil is fluent in four languages which include Turkish, German, English, and Spanish.
  • In 2018, he announced his retirement from international football in a twitter post. He was caught in a controversy when he shared his shared his picture with Turkish President. Due to this picture, he received a lot of backlash from German media and politicians. He in a heartfelt post on Twitter condemned the behaviour of the politicians and German media before announcing his retirement. Mesut Ozil Twitter Post Part 1 Mesut Ozil Twitter Post Part 2  Mesut Ozil Twitter Post Part 3