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

Mark PattersonUK 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)
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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. pic.twitter.com/vXOdnhE1Lx

— 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 http://t.co/Zm8pRShktD

— Lukas-Podolski.com (@Podolski10) June 11, 2014

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

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