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Reason for Özil wearing no 67 at Fenerbahçe

Özil and the gunners agreed to terminate the midfielders 350,000 per week contact for six months early, paving is way to move to the turkey club Fenerbahçe, mesut Özil has been waiting for long time to depart form arsenal, finally it was confirmed on Sunday withe the gunners star making the move to turkey to join his boy hood club Fenerbahçe.

Özil said he would be a gunners for Life ; adding that it was not a parament good buy to what he say " a club of class and prestige". Now Özil has joined the club he has supported for year, Fenerbahçe taking a pay cut no Özil is set to earn 3 million (2.5m/$3.5) a year at Fenerbahçe after being paid on annual salary of 16m. There is always pressure on a football player, i always played in big clubs and there was always a pressures, Fenerbahçe is also a big club and I know there will be pressure here. This is a club i love very much and I will do my best and I hope everything will be fine.

Reasons for Özil choosing no 67 shirt

Mesut Özil has unusual shirt choice at his new club, but there is a connection to his family history. Özil fondness for the number appears to stem from the first two digits of the postal code of his family's home town of Zonguldak in Turkey the 32 years old midfielders was born in gelsenkirchen and is a third generation turkish german.

As a result of his upbringing, Özil grew up supporting Fenerbahçe, while his boy hood hero was the clubs legendary forward Rıdvan Dilmen.

Özil family hails from a village in district that has the postal code 67802 and more traditional number like 19,21,22,23 and 24 being available, Özil hinted that he could claim 67, the number is not the owning higher number in the squad with no 71 Ismail, no 77 Gökhan Gönül, no 88 Caner Erkin and no 99 kemal ademi all having higher shirt number in the squad.

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