Mesut Özil Net Worth
Mesut Ozil net worth: Mesut Ozil is a German footballer (soccer player) who has a net worth of $50 million dollars. Mesut Ozil was born in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany, and began playing in youth leagues when he was in elementary school. From there, he went on to play for Rot Weiss Essen for five years. He transitioned from his youth career to his senior football career while playing for Schalke 04. He eventually had a falling out with the team's management, however, and in 2008, he moved to Werder Bremen. He made a name for himself with Werder Bremen, and his performance at the World Cup playing for Germany, put him on the map in a big way. He was heavily recruited by multiple teams, and eventually chose to sign with Real Madrid. Real Madrid paid Werder Bremen 15 million euros for him. He played exceptionally well for Real Madrid. In 2013, he signed with Arsenal for $42.5 million GBP, the most that has ever been paid for a German soccer player. After Germany won the 2014 World Cup, Ozil helped fund the operations of 23 sick children in Brazil. The victorious German squad was believed to have received bonuses of 300,000 euros per player following their 1-0 victory of Argentina and he turned his success around to provide aide to Brazilian families in need.