Arsenal star sends birthday message to 'bruda' Podolski on Instagram

Lukas Podolski Pre FA Cup Press Conference

It is hard to believe that Lukas Podolski is just 29-years-old.

One of the most popular players in the Arsenal crowd, and dressing room, is Lukas Podolski. The German international is known as the joker in the pack at The Emirates - and is often seen larking about with the other Emirates boys in training.

Today he celebrates his birthday and one Arsenal player keen to wish him many happy returns was Aaron Ramsey. The Welshman, who came of age last season, scored the winning goal in the FA Cup final recently - so certainly knows a thing or two about celebrating at the moment.

His Instagram photo shares with 'Poldi' shows the camaraderie the former Bayern Munich star brings to the team.

The most amazing thing however is how old he is, just 29, yet it seems as though he has been around forever.

He heads into the World Cup this summer with 113 caps for his country and he is still another year to 30.

For Arsenal and Germany fans, long may it continue.

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