Real Madrid playmaker Ozil blasts back at his critics

Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil has hit out at his critics.

Ozil was on the scoresheet in the derby win over Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

Generally speaking, the people always seem to expect extraordinary performances," he said. "Putting in a normal game isn't enough anymore. That already leads to criticism. You have to get used to that at a club like Real Madrid.

"I am always willing to listen to constructive criticism. However, people forget about my good games. A lot depends on the team's performances. We have not always shown what we're capable of. We have made too many mistakes."

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