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PIX: SRK hosted by Arsenal's Ozil at the Emirates

Last updated on: April 02, 2019 15:23 IST

Shah Rukh Khan and Mesut Ozil

IMAGE: Shah Rukh Khan and Mesut Ozil. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Shah Rukh Khan/Twitter

When a Bollywood star meets an international football icon it's bound get us all excited and that is exactly what happened when Shah Rukh Khan met  Germany and Arsenal forward Mesut Ozil.

Shah Rukh was a special invitee for the English Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium in London on Monday.


SRK was lucky to watch Arsenal beat Newcastle 2-0 and go to third in the EPL table.

The duo was snapped together after the match and Shah Rukh was presented with an Ozil jersey.

Shah Rukk Khan with Mesut Ozil and his fiancee Amine Gulse

IMAGE: Shah Rukk Khan with Mesut Ozil and his fiancee Amine Gulse. Photograph: Kind courtesty, Shah Rukh Khan/Reuters

Sharing photos on his Twitter account, SRK wrote, “What a lovely evening @Arsenal congratulations. Thx @MesutOzil1088 & #AmineGulse for your warmth love & hospitality. See u guys soon in India.”

Ozil also tweeted a picture of himself with his fiancee Amine Gulse and Shah Rukh Khan and flaunted his Hindi-speaking skills: "It was a big honour to have you as my special guest during yesterday's match!  Thanks for coming! @iamsrk '' Kal ki match mein aapka swaagat karna mere liye ek sammaan ki baat thi. Aane ke liye dhanyavaad. #M1Ö #YaGunnersYa.

Bollywood films and Indian film stars, Shah Rukh Khan in particular, has a lot of fan-folllowing in Germany.

Rediff Sports Desk