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So Arsenal.com has now added a nifty little section called Player Trivia to their player profiles. Some of these trivia are pretty lol-worthy. 

So whose favorite actor is Steven Seagal?
Who will enjoy jamming to Phil Collins with Stevie G?
Who once sang ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ for a bet?
Who loves watching ballet?
Whose favorite film is Ocean's Eleven?
Who has  has 17 sisters and 10 brothers?

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Goalkeepers

1 Manuel Almunia

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He met his wife in an Irish pub

His favourite pizza topping is pepperoni

He used to have a remote-controlled metal dog

He suffered from asthma as a child

He cut short his honeymoon to complete his transfer to Arsenal

He likes to visit the Imperial War Museum in London

He used to run with the bulls in Pamplona

His last name is Rivero

21 Lukasz Fabianski

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He comes from a city that used to be in a different country (Slubice was in Germany)

He once had a bad food experience with shrimps

His boyhood hero was Michael Jackson

Superman and Rocky are his favourite film characters

His middle name is Marek

He trained at the MSP Szamotuly academy

He is known as Fabian in his home country

24 Vito Mannone

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Akon is his favourite pop star

He made his Under-21 international debut against Hungary

He was born in Desio

He spent time on loan with Barnsley

His footballing hero is Gianluigi Buffon

53 Wojciech Szczesny

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He used to be roommates with Lukasz Fabianski when both played for Legia Warsaw

His father is a former Polish international keeper

He received a standing ovation at the end of his last game for loan club Brentford in the 2009/10 season

Defenders

3 Bacary Sagna

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If he wasn’t a footballer he would like to have been an architect

He is the best chess player in the Arsenal squad

His other interests include geography and fine wine

He was born on Valentine’s Day

He was named in the PFA Team of the Season in his first year with Arsenal.

He scored his first goal for Arsenal against Chelsea

His parents are Senegalese

5 Thomas Vermaelen

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He was good at maths in school

He made a trip to Congo in summer 2010 as a charity ambassador

6 Laurent Koscielny

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He was voted the Best Player in Ligue 2 by fellow professionals at the end of the 2008/09 season

During his three years at Guingamp, Koscielny often played as a full back

He is eligible to play for France or Poland, the birthplace of his grandfather

20 Johan Djourou

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He lives in a former asylum

His first car was an Opel Corsa

He broke his jaw just before he joined Arsenal

He is a fan of Michael Jackson

His boyhood hero was Romario

He supported Ajax and Milan when he was a boy

He was born in the Ivory Coast

22 Gael Clichy

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His heart stopped for 20 seconds during an operation when he was 15

His favourite actor is Denzil Washington

He supported PSG as a boy

He was born in Toulouse

He’s the only current squad member who played in the 'Invincibles' season

He joined Arsenal from Cannes

28 Kieran Gibbs

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He came through the Arsenal Academy as a midfielder

He was a member of the Wimbledon Academy which was disbanded when the club relocated to Milton Keynes

As a youngster his heroes included Dennis Bergkamp and Ian Wright

He made his England debut on the same night as Jack Wilshere

30 Armand Traore

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He enjoys visiting museums in London

He played in the first ever game at Emirates Stadium – Dennis Bergkamp’s testimonial

His favourite film is Scarface

He gave up football at the age of 11 to become a kick-boxer

His middle name is Mohamed

His father played international football for Senegal

Zinedine Zidane was his role model when he was younger

He supported PSG as a boy

Midfielders

2 Abou Diaby

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He shares a birthday with Andres Iniesta

George Weah was his childhood hero

He suffered a serious ankle injury at Sunderland

He was captain of the France Under-19 team

His actual first name is Vassiriki

4 Cesc Fabregas

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He can’t stand mushrooms

He liked John Travolta when he was a boy

He played hockey when he was seven

He has studied Maths during his time with Arsenal

His favourite film is Oceans Eleven

His previous squad numbers were 57 and 15

At the Under-17 World Cup in 2003 he was voted Player of the Tournament and won the Golden Boot

He’s the Club’s youngest ever goalscorer

7 Tomas Rosicky

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He once sang ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ for a bet

He almost signed for Atletico Madrid instead of Arsenal

His partner presents the weather on TV

He scored against Arsenal at Highbury in 2001

He has a brother called Jirka

His father was a professional footballer

He was dubbed ‘Little Mozart’ and ‘The Dumpling’ earlier in his career

8 Samir Nasri

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He likes going to the ballet

He used to train alongside Didier Drogba

His girlfriend is a tennis player

He scored on his Premier League debut for Arsenal

He broke his leg on the opening day of the 2009 pre-season training camp

15 Denilson

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He shares a birthday with tennis legend John McEnroe

He likes ten-pin bowling

He made more appearances than any Arsenal player in the 2008/09 season

One of his heroes is the late Formula One driver Ayrton Senna

His father and two brothers have also been midfielders for professional clubs

He captained his country at Under-17 level

16 Aaron Ramsey

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His first ever job was delivering papers

He comes from a town that is a type of cheese (Caerphilly)

He favourite films are the Bourne trilogy

His first car was a Ford Fiesta

He was offered a contract by a Rugby League club

His football hero was Ryan Giggs

He supported Cardiff City as a boy

His nickname is Azza

17 Alex Song

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His favourite actor is Steven Seagal

Romeo Must Die is his favourite film

He has 17 sisters and 10 brothers

He moved to Paris at the age of eight

His uncle used to play in the Premier League

He scored his first Arsenal goal against Liverpool

19 Jack Wilshere

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He broke the record for the youngest Arsenal player to appear in European football when he came on against Dynamo Kiev on November 25, 2008 aged 16 years and 329 days

He has been with Arsenal since he was nine

He made his England debut on the same night as Kieran Gibbs

23 Andrey Arshavin

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He played for his regional draughts team when he was a boy

He made his professional debut against Bradford City in England

He has written three books including one called ‘555 Questions and Answers on Women, Money, Politics and Football’

He has a degree in fashion design

He won the UEFA Cup with his previous club

He scored 71 goals for Zenit St. Petersburg

27 Emmanuel Eboue

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He doesn’t have a middle name

He is a big fan of Eddie Murphy

He made his international debut against Sudan

He once wore a tiger costume to an Arsenal players’ party

His first Arsenal goal was a spectacular strike at Sunderland

Strikers

10 Robin van Persie

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Lettuce is one of his least favourite foods

His star sign is Leo

He is a fan of the singer Phil Collins

He had a documentary made about him as an 11 year-old

His Dad is an artist

He scored his first Arsenal goal at Manchester City

11 Carlos Vela

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Vela first trained with Arsenal in 2005

He was top goalscorer at the 2005 Fifa U-17 World Cup

14 Theo Walcott

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He has a dog called Diesel

He likes to sing ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ at karaoke

His favourite film is King Kong

His partner has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro

He supported Liverpool when he was a boy

His cousin, Jacob has played for England Under-17s

His middle name is James

He has written two football books for children

He made his international debut at the age of 17 against Hungary

29 Marouane Chamakh

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plays for Morocco through his parentage

he played Under-19 football for France before being called-up by Morocco

he scored on his home League debut at Emirates Stadium in a 6-0 win over Blackpool

52 Nicklas Bendtner

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His star sign is Capricorn

He won the Talent Of The Year award in his home country in 2007

He scored with his first touch in a North London derby against Tottenham

He spent a season on loan with Birmingham City

He joined Arsenal from Copenhagen

BONUS:

Check out the squad picture for our new CB, Sebastian Squillaci. I think he's a looker ;)

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No Seb facts yet though =(

HOTTEST SQUAD IN THE EPL, Y/Y?

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Source: www.Arsenal.com
 
 
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