Lukas Podolski’s fun-loving off-field persona is something that Arsenal fans have grown to love during his two years in the Premier League.

Whether it’s commandeering a London bus, or taking selfies with famous monuments to share with his social media following, the German is always ready to please.

His ‘joker’ tag is clearly something he carries with him wherever he goes, as he took the chance during a media day at Germany’s pre-World Cup training camp to dunk a German journalist into the hotel swimming pool.

As is often the case with ‘Poldi’, the journalist took it in good humour, and was lucky to see his mobile phone survive the ordeal…