Mesut Ozil confirmed his retirement in a lengthy statement on social media. He wrote: “Hello everyone. After careful consideration, I announce my immediate retirement from professional football.”
“I have had the privilege of being a professional footballer for almost 17 years now and I am extremely grateful for the opportunity. But in recent weeks and months, with a number of injuries, it has become increasingly clear. that it’s time for me to leave the big stage of football.”
“It has been a wonderful journey filled with unforgettable moments and emotions. I would like to thank my clubs – Schalke 04, Werder Bremen, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Fenerbahce, Basaksehir and the coaches who have been there. support me, plus teammates who have become friends.”
“I’m looking forward to everything right now with my beautiful wife, Amine, and my two beautiful daughters, Eda and Ela – but you may occasionally get news from me on social media. See you soon, Mesut!”
Ozil was once considered the best number 10 in the world. He has won countless honors in his career, especially the 2014 World Cup with Germany.
Thanh Vu | 18:05 22/03/2023