The Most Famous Athletes Who Are Lovers Of Dogs

Mesut Özil and his dog – Balboa

mesut ozil and his dog balboa
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Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer who plays for the Premier League club Arsenal. He is considered to be one of the best players in the world and plays mostly as an attacking midfielder and sometimes, winger. As good as he is on the field, Özil is also a dog lover which he expresses in the way he treats his dog, Balboa. Özil revealed that he was fearful of dogs before he decided to get Balboa in order to defeat his fears. Their relationship shows that it definitely worked as those fears are now gone.

Michelle Wie and her dog – Lola

michelle wie and her dog lola
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The incredible Korean-American professional LPGA circuit star – Michelle Wie is a dog lover. The 27-year old 4-time tour winner is very popular on the course as the youngest player to qualify for an amateur USGA championship. However, regardless of her accomplishments, Lola – her adorable pet is the center of her world whenever she’s home. Lola is always by Wie’s side and Wie takes her on all kinds of trips.

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