Sky Sports News Presenter Calls Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker The "Big F****** German" Live On Air

That’s BFG to you.

1. Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker is 6ft 6in tall.

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2. He is also German.

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He is affectionately called the BFG, the ‘Big Fucking German’, by Arsenal fans.

3. And German journalist Christopher Lymberopoulos just used the post-watershed nickname during a Sky Sports News segment.

Cue apologies.

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