Sports discipline: Soccer
Production company: Deutsche Welle
GERMANY 2019, 15 min
Director: Pascal Jochem
Producer: Dagmar Engel, Matthias Frickel
Mesut Özil is one of the most talented German players. He is a superstar on the pitch and also on social media, with millions of fans around the globe. He won the World Cup in 2014, but his Germany’s exit four years later sent shockwaves around the world. From his humble beginnings in Gelsenkirchen to the infamous photo with Turkey’s President Erdogan.