Ozil announces retirement from football
Ex-Germany playmaker, Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from football.
According to Ozil, he took the decision because of the recent injuries he has suffered.
The 34-year-old spent the past three years in the Turkish Super Lig.
Ozil retires after making four appearances for Basaksehir.
He amassed over 500 career appearances across his 17-year career.
“After thoughtful consideration, I’m announcing my immediate retirement from professional football,” Ozil tweeted on Wednesday.
He added: “It has been an amazing journey filled with unforgettable moments and emotions.
“I want to thank my clubs – Schalke, Werder Bremen, Real Madrid, Arsenal FC, Fenerbahçe, Basaksehir and the coaches who supported me, plus teammates who have become friends.”
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