Turkish-born, German wunderkind Mesut Oezil was the World's best kept secret heading into the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
Well, the secret's out now.
Possibly lost in the hustle and bustle of German captain Michael Ballack's injury fiasce. Oezil made his presence felt in the 4-0 blowout opening win against Australia, and continued to impress throughout Germany's sparkling run to the semifinals.
Germany made headlines with their new, attacking and exciting style of play, and no one made the wheels on this German team turn quite like Oezil.
He has supreme technical ability, great vision and passing skills, a damaging pace and an infectious flair on offense that's hard not to like.
The 21 year old likes to play behind the strikers but can also be effective from the wing. His skill are polished enough to make an immediate impact for Europe's biggest clubs, yet his youth make him especially attractive because he can adapt well to various formations and offensive philosophies.
Werder Bremen's dynamo has been valued at around £20 million, but that hasn't scared away the world's best and most storied club's from expressing interest in Oezil.
Here are the Top 10 clubs that willy be vying for his services this summer.