Mesut Ozil has announced he will be launching his own esports team that will focus on EA Sports FIFA series. Ozil confirmed the deal on Twitter by saying that he has teamed up with esports player management company eSportsReputation.
Ozil continued to say that he’ll be looking for players across the world to represent ‘Team Ozil’ in all major national and international FIFA competitions.
The announcement was made before EA Sports FIFA eWorld Cup, that took place in London over the weekend. The tournament was won by Saudi Arabian esports player Mosaad 'Msdossary' Aldossary, who saw off more than 20 million other players to take home the $250,000 prize. Mesut Ozil was one of many celebrities to congratulate Mosaad on his victory.