Mesut begun his youth career from Westfalia 04 Gelsenkirchen in 1995, he played for three years in the club. In 1998 he was transferred to Teutonia Schalke-Nord. During his youth career he also played for Falke Gelsenkirchen and Rot-Weiss Essen.
He started his senior career from German club Schalke 04. During his two seasons in Schalke he appeared in 3o matches. In 2008 he transferred to another German club Werder Bremen where he appeared in seventy one games scoring thirteen times. With his wonderful season in the club he was later transferred to Spanish giants Real Madrid F.C. in 2010. He played for Real Madrid for two seasons scoring nineteen goals in 105 appearances. Later in 2013 he moved from Madrid to English club Arsenal F.C with the club record fee of 42.5 million Euros. Currently he is one of the leading players for the Arsenal he has already scored eleven goals appearing in 64 matches. He has also been involved in many goals with numerous assists.
Talking about his international career, he made his debut in international career from Germany U-19 soccer team in 2006. He was also featured in Germany U-21 team. And he is one of the regular and important players for Germany national team from 2009. He had been one of the impressive players for German team during 2010 world cup. And he also was one of the key players for the team to win World Cup 2014.
Özil belongs to third-generation Turkish-German decent. He practices Muslim. And he always recites from the Quran before his matches. He has linked and had been in relationship with many beautiful women. During 2009 he was linked with Anna Maria Lagerblom. In 2012, he was in relationship with Aida Yespica. He was also romantically linked with Mandy Grace Capristo and Melanie Rickinger. Currently he is linked with Turkish model and actress Amine Gulse.