Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker tells German TV why he is nicknamed BFG [Vine]

Per Mertesacker has established himself as one of Arsenal’s star players at the heart of the Gunners defence, and throughout the season the German international have revealed his personality in public.

Just weeks ago Mertesacker was left berating Mesut Ozil after his countryman failed to respect Arsenal’s fan after the 6-3 hammering at Man City, while BFG’s fist-pump after winning a penalty against Southampton back in November echoed just how committed the the cause the #4 is (see above).

Now a brilliant new Vine video has come out showing a snippet of Mertesacker on German TV.

In the short clip the German explains why exactly his nickname at the Emirates is BGF.

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