Germany national squad midfielder Mesut Özil was recognized the reining world champions’ best player in the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Euro 2016 which France hosted, according to Bild newspaper of Germany.
As a result of the respective survey, the Arsenal F.C. (England) player received 25.2 percent of the votes.
Özil played in all of Germany’s six Euro 2016 matches, and scored one goal and made one assist.
The national squad, however, lost to host nation France 0-2 in the semifinals of the European Championship.