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People are losing their minds about how Mesut Ozil finished his goal against Huddersfield

Ozil's 'bounce' pass is a common occurrence but it's not often you see him use it to finish off a flowing move.

There’s no doubting that with the ball at his feet, Mesut Ozil is an absolute wizard.

And as we argued on Dream Team just last week, if you don’t agree then perhaps football isn’t for you.

The German put in one of the performances of the season against Huddersfield on Wednesday night, with a ten-minute blitz that put the game beyond the Terriers.

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In those minutes, Ozil assisted two goals before scoring one himself.

But it’s that goal that has drawn the most attention since – mainly because of the way he scored it.

Ozil was played through and seemed to casually lift the ball over goalkeeper Jonas Lossl into the far corner of the net, but on further inspection something even more incredible happened.

Watch the goal in the highlights below.

If you inspect the goal more closely, you’ll see that Ozil hasn’t simply stroked the ball in, but actually bounced the ball into the ground and over Lossl.

The remarkable technique means that as Ozil bends his leg, he stabs the ball into the ground before it lifts over the goalkeeper.





It’s not a new thing for Ozil however – the bounce pass has become one of his signature moves in recent years.

He also has a unique way of finishing goals, with many fans pointing out that many of his goals in the past couple of years have come from him ensuring the ball bounces before hitting the back of the net.

All hail King Mesut.