Andrey Arshavin nicknamed “the meerkat” by Arsenal team-mates

Ollie Irish

7th, August 2009

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The Sun tells us that Andrey Arshavin has a new nickname at Arsenal: “Meerkat”.
If you’ve seen the incredibly annoying Compare the Meerkat adverts on TV, you’ll know why:
Meerkat:

Arshavin:

A bit more imaginative than “Arshy” I suppose, but still it smacks of rather childish banter. Translation: I wish I’d thought of it first.

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