. Stating that he ended his career due to severe injuries, Özil shared, “I felt it was time to quit football.” used the phrases.
Mesut Özil, who played for Fenerbahçe and Başakşehir in our country as well as the world giants Real Madrid and Arsenal, ended his career after suffering severe injuries. Ozil, 34, announced his decision on social media.
“I FEEL IT’S TIME TO LEAVE FOOTBALL”
Mesut Özil shared on his social media account, “I am announcing that I quit football after long thoughts. It was a privilege to be a professional football player for 17 years. I feel grateful for this opportunity. However, I have suffered long-term injuries in the past weeks and months. I felt it was time to quit football.
“NOW I WILL FOCUS ON THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS LIFE WILL BRING ME”
It was a wonderful adventure full of unforgettable moments and emotions. I would like to thank my clubs Schalke, Werder Bremen, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Fenerbahçe and Başakşehir, my coaches who supported me, and my teammates. I would also like to express my special thanks to my family and closest friends. From day one, they have supported me in this wonderful adventure and have supported and supported me in good times and bad. Now I will be focusing on the good things life will bring me with my beautiful wife Amine and my two beautiful daughters Eda and Ela.”
WEAR THE GIANTS OF THE WORLD
Born in Germany, the German football player of Turkish origin played in giant clubs such as Werder Bremen, Real Madrid and Arsenal after growing up in the Schalke infrastructure. Mesut Özil, who decided to spend the last period of his career in Turkey by transferring to Fenerbahçe in 2021, was below expectations in the yellow and dark blue club.