Mesut Özil

Date of birth15 October 1988
Place of birthGelsenkirchen
NationalityGerman
Weight73 kg
Height1.82 m
PositionMidfielder

Mesut Özil joined Arsenal in September 2013 with a five-year contract for a club record £42.5million fee.

He was included in Germany's 2014 World Cup squad.

His contract at Arsenal was extended to June 2021 in January 2018.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Schalke 04 01 Jul 2006 31 Jan 2008
Werder Bremen 31 Jan 2008 17 Aug 2010
Real Madrid 17 Aug 2010 02 Sep 2013
Arsenal 02 Sep 2013 24 Jan 2021
Fenerbahçe 24 Jan 2021

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 9
11
1
2007-08 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 6
4
2007-08 Schalke 04 UEFA Champions League 1
2007-08 Werder Bremen Bundesliga 3
5
2010-11 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 2
2011-12 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 10
2
2012-13 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League 8
2
2
1
2013-14 Arsenal FA Cup 4
1
1
2013-14 Arsenal League Cup
1
2013-14 Arsenal Premier League 25
1
5
2013-14 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 8
1
1
2014-15 Arsenal FA Cup 5
1
2014-15 Arsenal Premier League 21
1
4
2014-15 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 5
2
2015-16 Arsenal FA Community Shield 1
2015-16 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1
2015-16 Arsenal Premier League 35
6
4
2015-16 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 8
2
2
2016-17 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1
2016-17 Arsenal Premier League 32
1
8
2
2016-17 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 7
1
4
2017-18 Arsenal League Cup 2
2017-18 Arsenal Premier League 24
2
4
4
2017-18 Arsenal UEFA Europa League 7
1
2018-19 Arsenal FA Cup
1
2018-19 Arsenal Premier League 20
4
5
2
2018-19 Arsenal UEFA Europa League 8
2
1
1
2019-20 Arsenal FA Cup 1
2019-20 Arsenal League Cup 2
2019-20 Arsenal Premier League 18
1
1
2019-20 Arsenal UEFA Europa League 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Aug 2006 Schalke 04 v Eintracht Frankfurt D 1-1 Bundesliga 1
25 Aug 2006 Schalke 04 v Werder Bremen W 2-0 Bundesliga 3
17 Sep 2006 Hertha Berlin v Schalke 04 L 2-0 Bundesliga 4
23 Sep 2006 Schalke 04 v VfL Wolfsburg W 2-0 Bundesliga 5
01 Oct 2006 Bayer Leverkusen v Schalke 04 L 3-1 Bundesliga 6
14 Oct 2006 Hamburger SV v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 7
11 Nov 2006 Schalke 04 v 1.FSV Mainz 05 W 4-0 Bundesliga 12
16 Dec 2006 DSC Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke 04 W 0-1 Bundesliga 16
25 Feb 2007 Schalke 04 v Bayer Leverkusen L 0-1 Bundesliga 22
02 Mar 2007 Schalke 04 v Hamburger SV L 0-2 Bundesliga 23
10 Mar 2007 Hannover 96 v Schalke 04 D 1-1 Bundesliga 24
17 Mar 2007 Schalke 04 v VfB Stuttgart W 1-0 Bundesliga 25
31 Mar 2007 Bayern München v Schalke 04 L 2-0 Bundesliga 26
07 Apr 2007 Schalke 04 v Borussia Mönchengladbach W 2-0 Bundesliga 27
14 Apr 2007 1.FSV Mainz 05 v Schalke 04 W 0-3 Bundesliga 28
21 Apr 2007 Schalke 04 v Energie Cottbus W 2-0 Bundesliga 30
27 Apr 2007 VfL Bochum v Schalke 04 L 2-1 Bundesliga 31
05 May 2007 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Nürnberg W 1-0 Bundesliga 32
12 May 2007 Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 L 2-0 Bundesliga 33
19 May 2007 Schalke 04 v DSC Arminia Bielefeld W 2-1 Bundesliga 34
10 Aug 2007 VfB Stuttgart v Schalke 04 D 2-2 Bundesliga 1
18 Aug 2007 Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund W 4-1 Bundesliga 2
31 Aug 2007 Schalke 04 v Bayer Leverkusen D 1-1 Bundesliga 4
15 Sep 2007 Bayern München v Schalke 04 D 1-1 Bundesliga 5
06 Oct 2007 Schalke 04 v Karlsruhe SC L 0-2 Bundesliga 9
02 Nov 2007 Energie Cottbus v Schalke 04 L 1-0 Bundesliga 12
06 Nov 2007 Schalke 04 v Chelsea D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group B
24 Nov 2007 Hannover 96 v Schalke 04 W 2-3 Bundesliga 14
01 Dec 2007 Schalke 04 v VfL Bochum W 1-0 Bundesliga 15
08 Dec 2007 Eintracht Frankfurt v Schalke 04 D 2-2 Bundesliga 16
15 Dec 2007 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Nürnberg W 2-1 Bundesliga 17


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Germany International Friendly
1
2008-09 Germany UEFA Under-21 2
1
2009-10 Germany FIFA World Cup 9
2
1
1
2009-10 Germany International Friendly 5
1
2010-11 Germany International Friendly 2
2010-11 Germany UEFA European Championship 7
2
1
2011-12 Germany International Friendly 5
1
2011-12 Germany UEFA European Championship 7
4
2012-13 Germany FIFA World Cup 6
5
2012-13 Germany International Friendly 2
2013-14 Germany FIFA World Cup 11
4
2013-14 Germany International Friendly 3
2
2014-15 Germany International Friendly 2
2014-15 Germany UEFA European Championship 2
2015-16 Germany International Friendly 3
1
2015-16 Germany UEFA European Championship 10
1
2
2016-17 Germany FIFA World Cup 3
1
2016-17 Germany International Friendly
1
1
2017-18 Germany FIFA World Cup 4
1
2017-18 Germany International Friendly 4
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Feb 2009 Germany v Norway L 0-1 International Friendly
22 Jun 2009 England v Germany D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group B
29 Jun 2009 England v Germany W 0-4 UEFA Under-21 Final
12 Aug 2009 Azerbaijan v Germany W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
05 Sep 2009 Germany v South Africa W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Germany v Azerbaijan W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Oct 2009 Russia v Germany W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Oct 2009 Germany v Finland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
18 Nov 2009 Germany v Ivory Coast D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Germany v Argentina L 0-1 International Friendly
29 May 2010 Hungary v Germany W 0-3 International Friendly
03 Jun 2010 Germany v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 3-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2010 Germany v Australia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
18 Jun 2010 Germany v Serbia L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
23 Jun 2010 Ghana v Germany W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
27 Jun 2010 Germany v England W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
03 Jul 2010 Argentina v Germany W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
07 Jul 2010 Germany v Spain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Semi-final
10 Jul 2010 Uruguay v Germany W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals 3rd place
03 Sep 2010 Belgium v Germany W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
07 Sep 2010 Germany v Azerbaijan W 6-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
08 Oct 2010 Germany v Turkey W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
12 Oct 2010 Kazakhstan v Germany W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group A
09 Feb 2011 Germany v Italy D 1-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2011 Germany v Kazakhstan W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
29 May 2011 Germany v Uruguay W 2-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2011 Austria v Germany W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
07 Jun 2011 Azerbaijan v Germany W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group A
02 Sep 2011 Germany v Austria W 6-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
11 Oct 2011 Germany v Belgium W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
11 Nov 2011 Ukraine v Germany D 3-3 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Germany v Netherlands W 3-0 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Germany v France L 1-2 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Switzerland v Germany L 5-3 International Friendly
31 May 2012 Germany v Israel W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2012 Germany v Portugal W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
13 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Germany W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
17 Jun 2012 Denmark v Germany W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
22 Jun 2012 Germany v Greece W 4-2 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
28 Jun 2012 Germany v Italy L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Semi-final
15 Aug 2012 Germany v Argentina L 1-3 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Germany v Faroe Islands W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Sep 2012 Austria v Germany W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
12 Oct 2012 Republic of Ireland v Germany W 1-6 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
16 Oct 2012 Germany v Sweden D 4-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
06 Feb 2013 France v Germany W 1-2 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Kazakhstan v Germany W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
26 Mar 2013 Germany v Kazakhstan W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
14 Aug 2013 Germany v Paraguay D 3-3 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Germany v Austria W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
10 Sep 2013 Faroe Islands v Germany W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Oct 2013 Germany v Republic of Ireland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Oct 2013 Sweden v Germany W 3-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
15 Nov 2013 Italy v Germany D 1-1 International Friendly
05 Mar 2014 Germany v Chile W 1-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2014 Germany v Cameroon D 2-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2014 Germany v Armenia W 6-1 International Friendly
16 Jun 2014 Germany v Portugal W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
21 Jun 2014 Germany v Ghana D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
26 Jun 2014 USA v Germany W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
30 Jun 2014 Germany v Algeria W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
04 Jul 2014 France v Germany W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
08 Jul 2014 Germany v Brazil W 7-1 FIFA World Cup Semi-final
13 Jul 2014 Germany v Argentina W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Final
25 Mar 2015 Germany v Australia D 2-2 International Friendly
29 Mar 2015 Georgia v Germany W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
10 Jun 2015 Germany v USA L 1-2 International Friendly
13 Jun 2015 Gibraltar v Germany W 0-7 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
04 Sep 2015 Germany v Poland W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
07 Sep 2015 Scotland v Germany W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
08 Oct 2015 Republic of Ireland v Germany L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
11 Oct 2015 Germany v Georgia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group D
26 Mar 2016 Germany v England L 2-3 International Friendly
29 Mar 2016 Germany v Italy W 4-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2016 Germany v Hungary W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 2016 Germany v Ukraine W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
16 Jun 2016 Germany v Poland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
21 Jun 2016 Northern Ireland v Germany W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
26 Jun 2016 Germany v Slovakia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
02 Jul 2016 Germany v Italy W 1-1 (6-5) UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
07 Jul 2016 Germany v France L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Semi-final
31 Aug 2016 Germany v Finland W 2-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2016 Norway v Germany W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
08 Oct 2016 Germany v Czech Republic W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Oct 2016 Germany v Northern Ireland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
26 Mar 2017 Azerbaijan v Germany W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
01 Sep 2017 Czech Republic v Germany W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
04 Sep 2017 Germany v Norway W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
10 Nov 2017 England v Germany D 0-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2017 Germany v France D 2-2 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Germany v Spain D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 Austria v Germany L 2-1 International Friendly
17 Jun 2018 Germany v Mexico L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group F
27 Jun 2018 Korea Republic v Germany L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group F


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.