The Gunners striker broke the deadlock against the Swiss in Group E before les Bleus went on to score a further four goals thanks to Blaise Matuidi, Mathieu Valbuena, Karim Benzema and Moussa Sissoko.
And Germany international Ozil, who started his country’s 4-0 win against Portugal in their Group G opener, lavished praise on the Arsenal striker after Didier Deschamps’s men edged closer to qualification to last 16.
Ozil posted: “Congrats to @_OlivierGiroud_ for this great goal & assist! wonderful arsenal-power! #FRA #SUI #WorldCup #Brasil2014”
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