German journalist makes gaffe live on air.
Among Arsenal fans and even the Gunners squad, Per Mertesacker is affectionately known as the ‘BFG’, which stands for ‘Big Fucking German’.
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For obvious reasons, the nickname is yet to be adopted by the British media…until now.
German journalist Christopher Lymberopoulos was on Sky Sports news just now and referred to Mertesacker, who is six foot six inches, by his nickname.
Cue some embarrassed and apologetic presenters.
I, for one, hope it catches on.