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Mesut Ozil becomes highest paid Twitter troll ever

Mesut Ozil officially joined Football Twitter as Arsenal took on Rapid Wien to kickstart their Europa League campaign on Thursday.

Not sure what amount of money is being paid to troll on Twitter these days, but at £350k-a-week, Ozil has got to be the highest paid personality tweeting for the sake of lulz.

The playmaker was left out of Arsenal’s 25-man Premier League squad for 20/21 season by Mikel Arteta recently.

With no work to do (at least till January), Ozil decided to become one with the phenomenon called as Football Twitter and has seemingly nailed it.

The former Real Madrid star made a couple of sensible tweets as he predicted the goalscorers on the night and sent a word of encouragement to the Arsenal players.

But then, quite gloriously, decided to troll former teammate Petr Cech (who, unlike Ozil, was named in the Chelsea Premier League squad) and Rapid Wien goalkeeper Richard Strebinger.

Just like Cech, the Rapid Wien goalkeeper takes the field with a protective helmet, resulting in this absolute gold from Ozil –

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By Surjit Patowary

Extremely passionate, detail-oriented when it comes to football. Obsessed with the news. Fact-checking is life!

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