Mesut Özil retires from "die Mannschaft"

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  1. Aug 18, 2018

    ShadesOfTomato Full Member

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    Should retire from club football too.
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    Ridge Racer Full Member

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    what if he performed badly due to racism? I reckon if he moved to Turkey he would be the best player in the world
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    hasanejaz88 Full Member

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    They are missing the mark, Ozil never said racism exists within the national team, he said it's within the nation (and DFB, based on the actions of the chief) itself in how different they treat 2nd generation German nationals compared to those whose heritage is from Germany. I don't think he is wrong there, though it can be said for many nations, not just Germany.

    Regarding his form. He looks just lost mentally and isn't enjoying his football anymore. I hope he takes some time off to get his head back or just retire completely until he does his reputation more harm.
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    IAmAWinner New Member

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    Can't remember the last time he positively influenced a big game. He's so utterly predictable.
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    Mastadon New Member

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    Same old Ozil said it from the moment we signed him. He’s a 15 minute player who cannot be counted on to turn up in matches. Deluded fans thought he was world class but he never was and never will be.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    Doesn't he have a performance thread?
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    ravi2 Full Member

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    Im so glad we never went for him, he plays like he doesnt give a shit.
    He was completely invisible today.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Lets wait till he puts in a performance.
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    He's like this every season. Will get his stats up when they smash Brighton 5-1.
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    Has he not then?
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    hasanejaz88 Full Member

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    I'l forever hate Arsenal for what they turned him into. At 24 he was probably the best playmaker in the world and now he's nowhere near that level. He should've stayed at Madrid and waited for a move to a bigger club with bigger ambitions to push him.
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    Earthquake Pokemon expert

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    Probably need to put in a performance for that.
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    Earthquake Pokemon expert

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    Sorry, just saw this, :lol: multiple tabs open only to pop up 10 minutes late with a worse version of your post.
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    HerrLeinad New Member

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    Özil went to Arsenal because he didn't want to be pushed.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    It happens. Great minds think alike (or spot obvious jokes!).
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Why would you hate Arsenal? It's Ozil himself who just doesn't give a damn anymore.
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    hasanejaz88 Full Member

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    I don't think it only has to do with Ozil. Arsenal as a team have been in decline since he joined and he didn't have the personal around him to succeed as well, he had to deal with Giroud as a striker for most of his time there, even then he broke the record for quickest to 50 assists in the league so his performances haven't been that poor.

    Ozil does need a manager to push him, and Wenger certainly wasn't that. His softness went to Ozil who continued to play at his languid level and not push himself to be better like he was at Madrid, and Germany during the past 5 years.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Maybe if he wasn't a lazy unambitious shit he wouldn't have moved to Arsenal in the first place.
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    Loon Full Member

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    Remember Fergie telling Rooney to feck off when Rooney told Fergie he should be buying him.
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    Foxtrot New Member

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    Is he even allowed to change national team now, if he choose to play for the Turkey national football team. Don't think FIFA allows. Such a shame as he's one of Die Mannschaft very few world-class players now and he can still contribute a few more years at the highest level.
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    Atze-Peng Dortmund Fan

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    Shame? Özil ist the epitome of a good weather player. If things go well for the team, he is indeed world class. The moment things get rough he is barely on the pitch. An outstanding team doesn't need players who just "win-more" on good days, but players who perform on bad days.
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    izec Full Member

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    It isnt allowed. Once you play a competitive game, it is over usually. Özil has close to a 100 games for Germany.

    Germany should start playing the youngsters and bed them in. It may take a tournament or two before they can challenge for the trophies, but it is time for them to use fresh players, that also happen to be quite talented. That is what they seem to do currently, with a few older players still hanging around
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    Moriarty Full Member

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    There were serious rumours that we were in for him when he was still at Bremen. After the 2010 WC, those rumours intensified but we all know what happened. I think we showed interest when he was leaving Real but not enough to tempt him.
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    iKnowNothing Full Member

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    I'm out of the loop here but why is he not playing? Is he out injured or is he getting the Fred treatment?
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    Kostur Full Member

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    It's his back apparently.
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    iKnowNothing Full Member

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    Missing a spine, is he?
    (Sorry)
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    Kostur Full Member

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    :lol: good point.