Lukas Podolski served a reminder of his viscous left foot by scoring the winner in Germany’s 1-0 victory over England on Wednesday night.
The 31-year-old’s screamer came in his final appearance for Germany, for whom he has been a fixture their squad for the past 13 years.
Podolski has never truly established himself at one of the top clubs in Europe, but his spell at Arsenal did produce some memorable moments. He managed 31 goals for the Gunners, despite making only 55 starts, and we’ve picked out some of his best.
He was one of the world’s most exciting players.
There’s a couple of curve balls in this one.
The man wanted by all the top six.
“That extra edge I thought I had was taken away.”
Who thought this was a good idea?!
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Chelsea’s unsung hero.
Some might be surprised by Owen’s forthrightness.
Bad news if your team has Spurs this Christmas.