He played for Germany for 9 years and scored 23 goals and made 40 assists in 92 national matches. He also directly contributed to the German national team winning the 2014 World Cup. Considering other organizations, he is the only player to have an assist king in the European Football Championship, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Bundesliga, La Liga and Premier League.
Mesut Ozil started his professional football career in 2006 by transferring to Schalke 04, a team of the city where he was born and playing in the Bundesliga. Then in 2008 he transferred to another Bundesliga team SV Werder Bremen. With his performance in the 2010 World Cup with Germany, he was transferred to Real Madrid, one of the La Liga teams, in August 2010. On the last day of the transfer window in the summer of 2013, he was transferred to Arsenal for £42.5 million, the highest transfer fee paid for a player in the club’s history. In addition, Mesut Ozil became the fourth player to earn the most in Real Madrid’s history with this transfer. He was transferred to Fenerbahce on January 25, 2021.