Why is Özil the most polarizing player in football? / The real mesut Özil story

23 Ott 2020

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.