FAQ: Why Did Arsenal Sell Podolski?
What happened to Podolski at Arsenal?
Podolski returned to 1. FC Köln in 2009. He later signed for Premier League club Arsenal in 2012, with whom he won the FA Cup in 2014. Podolski retired from international football on 22 March 2017 after scoring the winner in a friendly against England.
Why did Podolski leave Bayern?
The Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has acknowledged he made a mistake in returning to his hometown club Cologne in 2009 from Bayern Munich. Despite scoring 18 goals in the 2011-12 season, Podolski was unable to prevent Cologne being relegated to the second tier and he subsequently joined the Gunners.
Was Podolski good?
He is good player and one of the best finishers. He has a hammer of a left foot. IMO his best position is Second striker(SS) just behind the target man. His linkup play is good but lacks defensive abilities.
Is Podolski Polish or German?
Lukas Josef Podolski (born on 4 June 1985) is a German professional footballer who plays as a forward for Japanese side Vissel Kobe. He is regarded as one of the best German players of his generation, and among the best finishers in world football.
How old is Podolski?
German national team player Lukas Podolski was born in Poland. As the son of Polish immigrants to Germany, he still feels a connection with the land of his birth and hopes that Poland does well at the Euro 2012.
What number did Podolski wear for Arsenal?
listen), Polish: Mirosław Józef Klose; born 9 June 1978) is a German former professional footballer who played as a striker.
How many goals did Podolski score for Germany?
Lukas Josef Podolski, which is his full name, is a player who mostly plays at the position of forward. He is 36 years old today, born on 4 June 1985 in Gliwice, Poland. He has also played 130 games for Germany and has scored 49 goals in these games.