It's fair to say when you spend so much time with teammates on tour there's bound to be certain quirks you notice.

Lukas Podolski is the chosen one in this case.

The Arsenal forward seems to have made a big impression on his colleagues by picking up the bizarre habit of saying "A-Ha" completely randomly… Yes, just like the legendary Alan Partridge.

But is it merely a case of #accidentalPartridge?


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Kieran Gibbs & Laurent Koscielny giving it a go

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Podolski's A-Ha even slips into his scene snapping


See Arsenal's Asia tour in pictures below...


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  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan holds a picture of Lukas Podolski prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan looks on prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Theo Walcott #14 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Ryo Miyaichi #31 of Arsenal looks on prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Yuki Abe #22 of Urawa Red Diamonds in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Mihailo Petrovic,caoch of Urawa Red Diamonds (R) shakes hand with Aresne Wenger,coach of Arsenal prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Theo Walcott #14 of Arsenal (R) and Kunimitsu Sekiguchi #11 of Urawa Red Diamonds compete for the ball during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Igunasi Miquel #20 of Arsenal (L) and Toyofumi Sakano #19 of Urawa Red Diamonds compete for the ball during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Olivier Giroud #12 of Arsenal (L) and Keisuke Tsuboi #2 of Urawa Red Diamonds compete for the ball during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Naoki Yamada #34 of Urawa Red Diamonds looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Alex Oxlade Chamberlain #15 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Mikel Arteta #8 of Arsenal looks on after the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Ryo Miyaichi #31 of Arsenal looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Ryo Miyaichi #31 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

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    Arsenal forward Theo Walcott (R) battles for the ball with Urawa Reds midfielder Kunimitsu Sekiguchi (L) during their friendly match in Saitama, suburban Tokyo, on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Theo Walcott #14 of Arsenal looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Per Mertesacker #4 of Arsenal looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan holds a flag prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Aaron Ramsey #16 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan holds a picture of Arsene Wenger prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Mikel Arteta #8 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan looks on after the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Serge Gnabry #30 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Lukas Podolski #9 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan looks on prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Ryo Miyaichi #31 of Arsenal looks on after the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Gedion Zelalem #35 of Arsenal in action during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

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    Arsenal forward Theo Walcott (top) battles for the ball with Urawa Reds goalkeeper Norihiro Yamagishi (bottom) during their friendly match in Saitama, suburban Tokyo, on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fan prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Japanese Arsenal fans enjoy prior to the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

  • Urawa Red Diamonds v Arsenal

    SAITAMA, JAPAN - JULY 26: Arsenal players celebrate the first goal during the pre-season friendly match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Arsenal at Saitama Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

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    Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud (L) battles for the ball with Urawa Reds midfielder Shuto Kojima (R) during their friendly match in Saitama, suburban Tokyo, on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Arsenal forward Theo Walcott (R) battles for the ball with Urawa Reds midfielder Yuki Abe (L) during their friendly match in Saitama, suburban Tokyo, on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry (C) battles for the ball with Urawa Reds midfielder Yuki Abe (R) during their friendly match in Saitama, suburban Tokyo, on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Ignasi Miquel, Toshifumi Sakano

    Arsenal's Ignasi Miquel, left, and Urawa Reds' Toshifumi Sakano battle for the ball during their friendly soccer match in Saitama, near Tokyo, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

  • Olivier Giroud, Daisuke Nasu

    Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, right, fights for the ball with Urawa Reds' Daisuke Nasu during their friendly soccer match in Saitama, near Tokyo, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

  • Serge Gnabry, Norihiro Yamagishi

    Arsenal's Serge Gnabry, top, fights for the ball with Urawa Reds goalkeeper Norihiro Yamagishi during their friendly soccer match in Saitama, near Tokyo, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

  • Theo Walcott, Kunimitsu Sekiguchi

    Arsenal's Theo Walcott, right, and Urawa Reds' Kunimitsu Sekiguchi battle for the ball during their friendly soccer match in Saitama, near Tokyo, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

  • Chuba Akpom, Norihiro Yamagishi

    Arsenal's Chuba Akpom scores a goal past Urawa Reds goalkeeper Norihiro Yamagishi during their friendly soccer match in Saitama, near Tokyo, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    HANOI, VIETNAM - JULY 16: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before a training session of in Hanoi for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JULY 16: Ryo Miyaichi of Arsenal during a training session of in Hanoi for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    HANOI, VIETNAM - JULY 16: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before a training session of in Hanoi for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JULY 16: Gideon Zelalem of Arsenal during a training session of in Hanoi for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    HANOI, VIETNAM - JULY 16: Vietnamese Arsenal fans of Arsenal FC in Vietnam for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    HANOI, VIETNAM - JULY 16: Jack Wilshere and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal FC in Vietnam for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Arsenal FC Training Session in Hanoi

    JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JULY 16: Kriss Olsson of Arsenal during a training session of in Hanoi for the club's pre-season Asian tour at the My Dinh National Stadium on July 16, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)