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Hannover 96[ edit ] Mertesacker, a native of Hanoverstarted out at local club Hannover 96 where he played under his father Stefan, one of the youth coaches. Mertesacker was not seen as an exceptional player at that time and had thought about changing sports.
The slender Mertesacker was soon dubbed "the Defence Pole" die Abwehrlatte by German tabloids and gained a reputation for his good disciplinary record. His first 31 Bundesliga matches ended without a single yellow card, earning him the nickname "Mr. Upon his first return to the AWD-Arena for the first game of the second half of the season, he refused to celebrate after scoring against his boyhood club.
At the end of the season, he signed a two-year extension to his original contract. In September, he returned to the starting line-up. He scored the opening goal in the DFB-Pokal semi-final away at northern rivals Hamburger SV to break the deadlock after a goalless first half, but the home side equalised, forcing the match into extra time and Bremen eventually triumphed 4—2 on penalties.
He was ever present for the rest of the season until injury forced him off in the UEFA Cup semifinal second leg against Bundesliga rivals Hamburg. He scored four goals in all competitions, including a crucial equalizer against VfL Wolfsburg. In October, he scored his first goal of the season in a 2—0 win against Hoffenheim and a last-minute equaliser in the clash against table-toppers Bayer Leverkusen in February.
He played 33 Bundesliga matches in total, scoring five goals in the process. In his first month at the club, Mertesacker started in every one of his available league and European matches since his summer move, battling on through the month with various defensive partners as injury problems mounted.
If the coach praises me then that is a great thing but I have to go on and keep on working. The Germany international helped the Gunners to victories against SunderlandStoke City and Chelsea — and was outstanding as Arsenal kept a clean sheet in the away victory in Marseille.
Prior to his injury, he featured in the draw at Bolton Wanderers and the 7—1 victory over Blackburn Rovers at Emirates Stadium.
He had reconstruction of his ligaments. So it will be long term. The German centre back was named man of the match after an excellent performance in a 1—1 draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. He scored his first goal for the club in the 5—2 win over Tottenham Hotspur and was voted man of the match for his performance in the 0—0 draw with Aston Villa.
I kept standing in the box and tried to be lucky. The ball from Theo [Walcott] was very good and it was a good day to score. On being drawn against Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16he said, "We will face a good team in Germany. They are top of their league and went through to the knockout stage in a phenomenal way.
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After Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) is kidnapped, she expects the BFG. In stories such as The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) by Roald Dahl, many of these ideas are included as a 'runty' giant kidnaps a young English girl, Sophie, and reveals an entirely new world to her. One night the BFG (Big Friendly Giant) comes to Sophie’s house during the witching hour.
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