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Mesut Ozil now holds an incredibly impressive assist record

Mesut Ozil is a very generous man.

He lives to give.

The German playmaker finished the season with 19 assists, six more than second-place Christian Eriksen on 13.

Finishing as the top assist provider meant Ozil completed a unique hat-trick never achieved before.

He is the only player to have recorded the most assists for the season in the Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga.

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In 2009/10 Ozil made 17 assists for Werder Bremen to top the charts.

His overall record for Bremen is incredible — 55 assists in 108 games.

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In his first season with Real Madrid, Ozil made 17 goals but was bested by a certain Lionel Messi who finished with 18.

The following season he proved his consistency by again providing 17 assists.

This time it was enough for him to top the list; Messi finished second place with 15.

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And of course this season he led the way pretty much from the off as Arsenal’s central playmaker.

Ozil also finished as joint-highest assist provider at the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.

His vision and sublime passing have earned him four German national team Player of the Year awards.

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A remarkable achievement and a special player.

Long may his selflessness continue.

It’s a joy to watch.


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