Özil snapped a picture with Dortmund star Marco Reus with his now iconic red strapped baseball cap.
The World Cup winner added the following caption to picture: “Greetings from the DFB plane to Ireland! Before we are heading back to Germany we can hopefully “book” our ticket to France.”
Germany need just a single point from their next two Euro 2016 Group D qualification games to secure a place in next summers competition and face Ireland next away.
The Turkish national side also has several players born in Germany of Turkish origin such as Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Nuri Şahin and Mehmet Ekici.