Arsenal's Özil Is The Greatest Playmaker To Grace The FA Cup And This Stat Proves It

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Mesut Özil was outstanding in Arsenal's FA Cup semi-final win over Reading and further affirmed his place as one of the best playmakers in world football.

After an underwhelming first season (by his own high standards), Özil has been at the heart of Arsenal's resurgence in the second half of this season. The German World Cup winner now has 5 goals and 9 assists in only 25 games this season, which is a very healthy return indeed.

Reminiscent of Dennis Bergkamp in his effortless style of play, Özil floated around the Wembley pitch like a playmaking genie. His vision and understanding of space creation makes one wonder if he is in fact a deity and is capable of doing things mere mortals can't even comprehend, let alone do.

Özil became the greatest chance creator in a single FA Cup game yesterday and his influence and integrity shouldn't be questioned. He is an unbelievable player...

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