Mesut Ozil retires from professional football

Former Real Madrid and Arsenal player Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from football.

Mesut Ozil, the German professional footballer, has announced his retirement from professional football on March 22nd, 2023, at the age of 34. Ozil, who was a creative midfielder, had a successful career playing for clubs such as Schalke, Werder Bremen, Real Madrid, and Arsenal.

Ozil’s announcement came as a surprise to many fans who had hoped to see him continue playing for a few more years. In a statement, Ozil said that he had made the decision after careful consideration and that he felt it was the right time to retire from the sport he loves.


During his career, Ozil won many titles, including the La Liga, the FA Cup, and the German Cup. He was also an important part of the German national team, winning the World Cup in 2014. Ozil was known for his skill, vision, and creativity on the field, and his ability to create chances for his teammates.

Off the field, Ozil was known for his philanthropic work and social activism. He has been involved in many charitable causes, including supporting children in need and helping refugees. He also spoke out against racism and discrimination in football and was a strong advocate for equality.