Arsenal star, Mesut Ozil, marries his soulmate, Amine Gulse, in Turkey

Arsenal star, Mesut Ozil, marries his soulmate, Amine Gulse, in Turkey

Mesut Ozil, Arsenal superstar, finally tied the knot with his fiancée, Amine Gulse, at an Istanbul ceremony in Turkey on June 7.

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The German attacker of Turkish descent was spotted in the company of his new wife, walking out of the event centre.

Ozil and his wife showed off their dancing skills as well-wishers beat drums while fireworks made the atmosphere colourful even in the broad daylight.

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It can be recalled that the 2014 World Cup winning star had promised to help about 1 000 children in underdeveloped countries get life-changing surgeries.

The Gunners star made the statement known on his social media page while requesting his friends join him to join the charitable gesture as their wedding gifts to him and his wife.

He said he would prefer his friends and family help raise funds to see the dream come alive, adding that it was the gift he asked from them.

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Ozil said on his official Twitter handle that: "As a professional footballer I am in a fortunate and privileged position.

"However I invite everyone who is willing and able to help to support a very special project close to both of our hearts that we will undertake with BigShoe," wrote Ozil.

"Amine and I will bear the expenses for surgeries of 1 000 children in need. I'd be happy if in addition, many more treatments all over the world can be fulfilled," he added.

Both Ozil and Gulse held a white 'BigShoe', which forms the emblem of the charity.

The couple is now expected to embark on their honeymoon and finally enjoy some down-time following an arduous season.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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