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Ozil crowned German Player of the Year for 2013

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Mesut Ozil has been voted as the German Player of the Year for 2013 by fans for the third consecutive time, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Arsenal playmaker claimed 30% of the vote with Bayern Munich duo Philipp Lahm and Thomas Muller receiving 17% and 13% respectively.

"The 2013 was a very turbulent time for me with my move from Madrid to London," Ozil was quoted by The Mirror.

"The [award] makes me proud and happy, because above all, it was carried out by the fans."

Arsenal signed the German international for a club record fee of £42.5 million in the summer from Real Madrid in an effort to end an eight-year spell without a major trophy.

With the World Cup just six months away and the German team expected to reach the latter stages of the competition, Ozil will want to be part of the set up that jets off to Brazil.

He added"The award for me, is an obligation to have a successful 2014 World Cup. I still play every international game as though it is my first."

The Arsenal star recently returned from a shoulder injury, coming on as substitute in a 2-0 win against rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup third round.

Arsenal are top of the Premier League currently and will travel to Birmingham on Monday night to play Aston Villa.

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