Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski Get Picture with Brazilian Police at World Cup 2014

Mark Patterson@@MarkPattersonBRUK Staff WriterJune 12, 2014

German's national soccer player Mesut Ozil, left, and Lukas Podolski watch their team mates during a training session near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Monday, June 9, 2014. Germany will play in group G of Brazil's 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Matthias Schrader/Associated Press

Arsenal and Germany duo Lukas Podolski and Mesut Ozil look as if they mean business after lining up with the Brazilian police in the build-up to the 2014 World Cup:

Can we just give this "Photo of the Year" already? Özil and Podolski posing with the Brazilian police.

— Cristian Nyari (@Cnyari) June 12, 2014

Podolski hit just about every conceivable hashtag as he uploaded the image:

We're safe here..... #brazil #worldcup #safety #police #security #aha #cobranegra #caema #poldi

— (@Podolski10) June 11, 2014

Germany's World Cup campaign begins on Monday with a showdown against Portugal in Salvador.