Mesut Özil hangs up his (Site notre bureau spécialisé) boots. The 34-year-old announced it today via social media. The former German international was recently under contract with Başakşehir in Istanbul. Both player and club have now dissolved the working paper.
At the end of last year, Özil’s adviser, Erkut Söğüt, denied his client’s withdrawal from professional (Site notre bureau spécialisé). « He will play again when he is fully recovered. It’s not about quitting (Site notre bureau spécialisé), » Söğüt told WAZ after Özil had to undergo necessary back surgery. Pains in the lumbar region tormented him for a long time.
Although Özil has returned to the field this year, he is finally drawing a line under his successful career. It started at FC Schalke 04. Then it went to Werder Bremen. He drew the Hanseatic League against Bayer Leverkusen in 2009 to win the DFB Cup.
In 2010, Özil moved to Real Madrid. He won the Spanish league and cup with Los Blancos. Three years later he moved to London for Arsenal FC. The Gunners have won the FA Cup four times with Özil. In 2021, Özil returned to Turkey to Fenerbahçe, then to Başakşehir.
From the German point of view, his time in the national team will remain unforgettable. Under Joachim Löw, Özil won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Fans will also have fond memories of his dream goal in the group stage match against Ghana in the 2010 World Cup. Özil’s resignation from the DFB squad is still controversial today.