The 31-year-old has a club named after him in the Eastern region of Ghana – Abiriw Ozil Football Club.
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil reacts after discovering Ghanaian club is named after him
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has expressed his delight after discovering that a football club in Ghana has been named after him.
His agent, Dr. Erkut Sogut, recently visited the club and presented them with some Arsenal jerseys on Ozil’s behalf.
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Having realised that a club in Ghana is named after him, the German international took to Twitter to show his appreciation.
“Abiriw Ozil Football Club. Nice to have a football club named after me in the Eastern Regional town of Abiriw in Ghana. Glad to see you all smiling in the @arsenal & #M10 shirt,” he wrote.
Ozil was in action on Monday as Arsenal came from behind to beat West Ham United 3-1 in the Premier League.
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