Real Madrid player Mesut Oezil fighting for possession

Source: (Jan Solo from Flickr)

He may become a extremely good player but does Mesut Oezil has enough about him to become one of the greats of his generation? Let’s have a look at what he will have to improve on if he wants to be.


  • First things first, he is a lefty and that naturally gives him a bit edge over rightfootedplayers.
  • Acceleration
  • Agility
  • Ball control
  • Dribbling
  • Curve on the ball
  • Long Pass
  • Short Pass
  • Positioning
  • Vision.
  • Reactions
  • Speed

If we rank each skill out of 100 then I think Mesut