'der Rabe', which translates to 'The Raven'.
As Mesut Ozil left Arsenal and moved to Fenerbahce, it was easy to forget why the German carries the reputation that precedes him. He is a true footballing artist. A man belonging to a rapidly depleting breed of creative number 10s, that despite his shortcomings, will be remembered with great fondness by Arsenal fans, Real Madrid fans and those in Germany.
We take a look at some of the glowing highlights in his trophy-laden career so far.