Every little detail of Mesut Ozil's play has been scrutinized since his move to Arsenal last September. Fans have dissected exactly how the German operates on the pitch and have been all too eager to criticize him for mediocre play.
But what of the more interesting, poorly known tidbits about the star's life and personal history? It's natural to wonder a bit about the details of someone who has received so much press and is revered by so many.
Here, then, are 10 facts that you might not have known about Arsenal's Mesut Ozil.