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Mesut Ozïl<GUNNER>

Mesut Özil (German pronunciation: [ˈmeːzut ˈøːzil] ; born 15 October 1988) is a German
professional footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the German national team. Özil has been a youth national team
member since 2006, and 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.
Özil started his senior career
at hometown club Schalke in the Bundesliga in 2006, transferred to Werder Bremen in 2008 and transferred to Real Madrid in August 2010 following
his breakout performance
at the FIFA World Cup with
Germany. On transfer
deadline day of summer
2013, he moved to Arsenal for a club-record fee of £42.5 million.[3][4][5][6] The transfer makes him the
most expensive German
football player of all time. Özil is acclaimed for his
finesse and improvisation
as an attacking midfielder.
His style and ability for
providing assists for his
team-mates has been compared by former
manager José Mourinho to that of Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane.[7] In 2011, Özil ranked first in assists in
major European and
domestic competitions
with 25. In 2012, he ranked
first in assists in La Liga with 17. [8][9] He was also one of the top assist
providers in the 2010 FIFA
World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012 with three in both tournaments.

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