Mesut Ozil – 'If you want to be a Lion you must train with Lions'

Arsenal star Mesut Özil

Mesut Özil – ‘If you want to be a Lion you must train with Lions’ [divider]

Arsenal star Mesut Özil shared an image of  Lion with the message, ‘If you want to be a Lion you must train with Lions’ on his Instagram account.

Özil also wrote the following caption: “#özil#ozil#lion#favanimal#bestrong”

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Özil recently revealed that he sees himself as sharing the traits of a Lion.

“I see myself as a bit of a Lion,” Özil said speaking to Fanatik.

“Lions protect their family, they are like a king.

“They know why they want and when they make up their mind they will do anything to get it.

“They don’t care what others think, they focus on their own path.

“If something needs to get done they will do it no questions asked.

“I share some of these traits which is why I got a tattoo of a Lion.”

Özil has a tattoo of a Lion on his arm with the message, ‘Only God Can Judge Me’ below it.

The Arsenal star will not be available to face Anderlecht in Arsenal’s Champions League Group D game on Tuesday 4 November due to injury.

Özil has been ruled out until the new year with a knee injury.

Do you think Özil has the traits of a Lion? What other animal do you think best represents Özil? Share your comments below