[Photo] Mesut Ozil Explains Goal Celebration After ‘Perfect’ Win Over Villa

By on February 1, 2015

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has taken to Instagram to explain his goal celebration after his MOTM display during our 5-0 win over Aston Villa this afternoon.

Ozil made his first Premier League start since returning from a four month injury absence today and was right back in the swing of things as he set-up Olivier Giroud for the opening goal before making it 2-0 shortly after half-time with a cool left-footed finish.

Fans were discussing the German international’s unusual celebration on social media after he sucked his thumb and made an ‘M’ with his left hand to the camera’s after his goal.

Ozil took to his Instagram page immediately after the match to explain that the celebration was a dedication to his niece, Mira, who he calls ‘perfect’.

A nice touch from the classy attacker and Arsenal fans will be hoping to see another goal celebration against Tottenham at White Hart Lane next weekend.

Here’s Ozil’s Instagram post:

What a perfect day! Perfect like you, little Mira! This goal is for you! #family #niece #love #AFCvAVFC

A photo posted by Mesut Özil (@m10_official) on



  1. Badasy

    February 1, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    keep on scoring n assisting Ozil sky is our limit

  2. oriyomi taiwo

    February 1, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    What a nice performance frm u guys most especially mezut ozil, keep going gunners , congrate to u hector bellerin for your first professioner goal ,what a beautyful 30yard strike

  3. m

    February 1, 2015 at 6:15 pm

    In the words of the great Ray Hudson. MESUT OZIL, MESUT OZIL, MESUT OZIL! United fan but the Gooners played fantastic foot all today…plus Wenger zipped up his jacket in record time!!! 🙂

  4. Andy

    February 1, 2015 at 9:18 pm

    pg 36 of the match programme today shows a picture of Giroud doing the same celebration with his hand?

  5. Ronald patel

    February 1, 2015 at 10:27 pm

    Thx to the guns fire for todays match

  6. mailu daniel

    February 2, 2015 at 6:32 am

    what a performance frm the whole team.what a performance from ozil, a fantastic pass to giroud ,a show of a exceptional and a world class player,keep on ozil we need more goals from u and the rest of the team.

  7. Yonyjtown

    February 2, 2015 at 6:53 am

    I almost cried bcos of happiness,wha a performance from my joyfull arsenal.am so so hppy.

  8. Abdibashir

    February 2, 2015 at 8:18 am

    I realy congratute the performances of the players like berallin nd ospina hu made a fantastic safe. Keep it up ospina nd enjoy ur time

  9. Agbeniyi adekunle

    February 2, 2015 at 8:33 am

    nice work from gunners man with the ozil kil
    ler passs

  10. kabir

    February 2, 2015 at 8:53 am

    ozil tnx. for the assist you given to gunners keep it up.

  11. fizzy

    February 2, 2015 at 9:35 am

    feeling good…. Gunners till eternity

  12. Gibrill

    February 2, 2015 at 9:44 am

    Prais to the players

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