Professional soccer players may be top athletes who make
a lot of money, but they have fears like everyone else.
It was the case of this 27-year-old from the famous
Arsenal soccer club, Mesut Ozil. The midfielder had
a big phobia… dogs! Yes… absolutely!
To face his fear, Ozil decided some time ago to adopt
Balboa, a cute boxer. Now the famous player has no fear
towards dogs. He even trains with his faithful companion.
Admittedly, Balboa gives a headache to his master, even
if he’s one of the major European players! Who knows,
Balboa could perhaps also sign a professional
At Clanimal, our mission since Day-1 is to improve
relations between humans and animals. Stories like
this one of Balboa and Ozil can only contribute to
this harmonious society.
Also, if you are looking to buy a dog (or know someone who does),
I invite all of you to experience the only true dog
matchmaking quiz in the world, it’s called Dog’s Choice where my fellow dogs choose the
human based on its personality!