What did Mertesacker say to Ozil?
Mertesacker explains Ozil’s fall from grace at Arsenal as World Cup winner remains frozen out. Per Mertesacker concedes that Mesut Ozil’s “focus has changed”, with football no longer the priority it needs to be for a man who remains firmly frozen out at Arsenal.
Why did Ozil get kicked off Arsenal?
It was only in March 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, when he refused to join the majority of his teammates in taking a pay cut, that Ozil fell out of favour for good under Arteta.
Is Ozil still with Adidas?
With Mesut and adidas, it’s now a contract that’s officially run out. There were a lot of headlines that adidas ‘dumped’ Özil, but that was never the truth. It was a long contract – nearly eight years – and a long, successful journey together.
Why did Özil lose adidas sponsorship?
Ozil sensationally quit the German national team in 2018 after claiming he was being made a scapegoat in Germany’s disastrous World Cup failure in Russia. Last December, Mesut Ozil was involved in more controversy after he criticised China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang.
Why was Özil dropped by adidas?
Reports in Germany on Wednesday morning claimed the 31-year-old had been “dumped” by Adidas amid concerns over his public image and the financial impact of the coronavirus on the German sportswear company.
Why did Fenerbahce suspend Ozil?
The former Arsenal and Real Madrid star was suspended by Fenerbahce last month after allegedly having an argument with interim manager Ismail Kartal during a game against Konyaspor.
Is Özil sponsored by nike?
Özil has a contract with Nike, which ran out in July 2012 and it therefore meant he was free to choose, which boot-contractor to use.
Who is Özil sponsored by?
Adidas. Adidas beat Nike to get Özil’s signature back in 2013. Özil was a hot prospect at the time and had just secured his big move to Arsenal. The deal ended in 2020 after the stipulated seven-year period under the contract.
What boots does Özil wear?
Mesut Özil Orders Custom Nike Mercurial Vapor Football Boots Ozil opted for two bold golden pairs of the Nike Mercurial Vapor – the last-gen Nike Mercurial Vapor 12 Elite FG Black Lux and the Champagne Gold Nike Mercurial Vapor FG Euphoria Mode. Keep an eye on Mesut Özil’s cleats in the coming weeks.