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Mesut Özil is a professional football/soccer player who played in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Özil plays Attacking midfielder for Arsenal F.C. as number 11. Özil was born on October 15, 1988, in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany. This article examines Mesut Özil’s net worth.
As a youth, Mesut Özil played for Westfalia 04 Gelsenkirchen during 1995-1998, played for Teutonia Schalke-Nord during 1998-1999, played for Falke Gelsenkirchen during 1999-2000, played for Rot-Weiss Essen during 2000-2005, and played for FC Schalke 04 during 2005-2006. Over 2006-2008, Özil played for FC Schalke 04 earning 30 caps and scoring 0 goals. During 2008-2010, Özil played for SV Werder Bremen earning 71 caps and scoring 13 goals. In 2010-2013, Özil played for Real Madrid C.F. earning 105 caps and scoring 19 goals. In 2013-, Özil played for Arsenal F.C. earning 142 caps and scoring 27 goals.
Mesut Özil also played nationally. During 2006-2007, Özil played for the Germany national youth football team scoring 4 goals, with 11 caps. During 2007-2009, Özil played for the Germany national under-21 football team with 16 caps and 5 goals. In 2009-, Özil played for the Germany national football team earning 89 caps and scoring 22 goals.
Footballers’ (soccer) compensations range significantly depending on location and skill set. In Europe, Premier League compensation are around $4-5 million per year, and MLS footballers in the USA earn approximately $200,000 per year. In Latin America, players receive on average $1-2 million per year, while in China, footballers receive around $200,000. The lowest paying leagues pay as little as $50,000 per year. The best players in Europe can earn $50 million or more. In World Cup play, players generaly make $500,000 or less.
So what is football/soccer player Mesut Özil’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Mesut Özil’s net worth as of 2018 is: $50 million
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