Aaron Ramsey and his non-World Cup competing Arsenal team-mates returned to training at London Colney earlier today, Wednesday.
Along with the session, conducted by assistant manager Steve Bould, the box to box midfield sensation also engaged in sponsorship responsibilities as Emirates held a Q&A session on Twitter.
Some of his responses were quite revealing.
For instance, even though he said if he could train with any legend from Arsenal's history, he would choose Thierry Henry "he's the one that every player would want to play with" but believes Gareth Bale is the best player he's ever played with. He said: "Some of the things he does are breathtaking at times."
On the return to Arsenal training as a whole, he said: "It feels really good. I had a pretty hectic and enjoyable summer [he got married] but I'm glad to be back now."
The Welshman enjoyed a break-out season last term and, had he stayed injury-free, then he could have rivaled Yaya Toure for the honour of being the Premier League's top midfielder from 2013-14.
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When fit, Ramsey was actually on the ball more often for Arsenal than Toure was at Manchester City, attempted a pass with greater regularity, was more prolific when it came to chances created, duels won and tackles attempted on a minutes per statistic basis yet obviously paled in comparison to combined assist and goal hauls.
Ramsey listed: "a mixture of everything - ability to tackle, pass, get up and down the pitch and chip in with a few goals," when asked what the most essential ingredients were for a midfielder.
Intriguingly, Aaron believes Sol Campbell is the strongest defender he's known: "He was pretty strong when he came back and played for us. He was really strong in training." And the biggest joker in the locker room is Lukas Podolski: "He is always trying to wind people up so I'll go with him."
And finally, on scoring that FA Cup goal that won Arsenal the trophy, Ramsey said: "It was an amazing feeling. I was chuffed that it meant we went on to win the trophy."