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    Posted on Mar 7, 2014

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

    That’s BFG to you.

    Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker is 6ft 6in tall.

    Andrew Winning / Reuters

    He is also German.

    Wolfgang Rattay / Reuters

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

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

    Cue apologies.

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