The photo shows Mesut Özil with the Qatari Emir during the World Cup Qatar 2022.
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A photo of the Qatari Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the football player Mesut Özil has gone viral on social media.
According to users, the photo was taken during the World Cup Qatar 2022.
Misbar has investigated the claim and found it to be misleading.
The image is old and dates back to September 2021.
It was taken when Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received the German football star who visited sports facilities in Doha.
Özil at World Cup Qatar 2022
The claim spread after Mesut Özil tweeted about attending the World Cup Qatar 2022.
Who Is Mesut Özil?
Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer with Turkish ancestry. He is known for his technical skills and versatility as an attacking midfielder. In 2018, Özil decided to retire from international football, blaming unfair discrimination. After his expertise at Real Madrid and Arsenal FC, he currently plays for the İstanbul Başakşehir FK in the Turkish Super Lig.