News agencies such as Reuters and AP reported on Fenerbahçe’s transfer to him with the last-minute information. The transfer has managed to become one of the most talked-about topics in the UK. Leaders of the world media such as GOAL, ESPN, Guardian, The Athletic, CNN, Bild also passed the transfer. In the UK, institutions such as The Sun and Guardian also produced special content about Mesut Özil’s departure.
Broadcasting in Germany, Bild, just like the Turkish press, informed the readers about Mesut Özil’s arrival in Istanbul and followed all developments closely.
Bleacher Report highlighted that Mesut Özil preferred Fenerbahçe, not the US team DC United.
On the other hand, Fenerbahçe’s Mesut Özil post also managed to exceed the number of likes for Cristiano Ronaldo’s message on Twitter, which he announced that he was transferred to Juventus in July 2018. Mesut Özil’s message reached 600,000 likes in just 24 hours, against Ronaldo, who had the record with 535,000 likes at that time.
Mesut Özil said ‘I have reached my dreams, I’m in Fenerbahçem’ after his arrival in Istanbul.
Mesut Özil’s transfer to Fenerbahçe was on the world agenda. His posts broke a record.