Poldi opens kebab shop

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Lukas Podolski has expanded his burgeoning commercial empire in his hometown of Cologne by opening a kebab restaurant called Mangal Döner.

The slightly barmy World Cup winner, who already owns a clothing store called Street Kicker and an ice cream parlour named Ice Cream United, launched the new venture on Saturday.

Poldi, who left Arsenal in 2015, plays his football in Japan these days for Vissel Kobe but made the trip back to Cologne to greet and serve fans on the restaurant’s opening night. He also posed for photographs cutting a massive stump of doner meat. As you do.

Speaking to Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger newspaper, he explained, “Ideas just come — I don’t even really have a business plan right now.”

He added: “Opening a five-star restaurant isn’t my style — I’m not the type that wears a suit.”

Arseblog News wasn’t invited to the opening, but we’ve had a tip-off that the restaurant’s playlist is unique, with hits, stars and styles on the jukebox that include:

  • Doner leave me this way
  • Doner Summer
  • Shawarma police
  • Pita Andre
  • Durum and Bass
  • Wrap music
  • Pita sweet symphony
  • Jason Donervan

Please feel free to add your own in the comments below.

 

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La Defense

Priceless.

Demmy000

Emmanuel Eboue spent 7years at arsenal and was ignored by arseblog’s former player section at probably the lowest point of his life. Podolski spent 3years at Arsenal and the former player section wanks at every news about him. Not cool!!!

Faisal Narrage

Interesting point.

eddy

I don’t think it’s deliberate! But it would be nice if Arseblog brings us more news about Eboue so we can reminisce. Also, on the off-chance that he reads this blog, maybe Eboue will know how loved he is

Dan

I shish it could be Christmas every day

Stringer+Bell

Shish you were here

lessthanthesumoftheirparts

Turkish you a merry Christmas

Nketibag

The grill is gone

joe

Shishter Sledge are making an appearance i believe

vin_unleaded

Shurely shome mishtake?

Bertieme

Of course Donervan’s big hit, Sunshine Superman–Poldi himself

easy tiger

I remember when i tought he wasnt good enough for arsenal. Come back, i beg you!!!

Igors Stepanovs

Attacking positions aren’t our problem… If wenger would sign me back I’d improve our defense.

Stringer+Bell

Careless shishper

Craggy McEddy

Don’t Loo-kebab in Anger

donski

house sauce of the rising sun

Merlin\'s Panini

Makes sense.

QMantis

The meat goes on…All seeing i

Nick

If he sells a dessert it should be called Sweet Left Peg

Toupe Stan

Shawarma Chameleon by Culture Grub

Ted E.

mmm-kebop.

Comedian

Been there Doner that

clockenddan

Doner Leave Me Shish Way

clockenddan

Abra-kebab-de

Top distraction strategy this, lets forget about football, play this game all day and make it the most commented news post ever on Arseblog ??

Lula

seems somehow like a Breitbart story again…

good luck to him. I fucking love kebabs.

AndyT

Skewers in the Night

AndyT

Doner blame it on the sunshine

Faisal Narrage

Blame it on the Lasagne?

GHunner

Any songs from Shar War Ma?

Crash Fistfight

Red Hot Chili (sauce) Peppers

Pita Gabriel

Grease Lightning

Goonerest Gooner

Is Shish Love – Bob Marley

Kebabs The Way I Like It – KC and the Sunshish Band

Bai Blagoi

I had to check the date to see if it is not April 1st. Then I clicked on the link expected to be rickrolled.

Leftfield

Shish kebab-y one more time

Faisal Narrage

“M-m-m-myyyyyyy shawarmaaaaaaa”

Bozzey

You Spin Me Right Round….

Hafthor

What shish love baby doner hurt me no more

#MAGA

By the rivers of kebabylon.

Skinnyarse

Shawarmarama

#MAGA

Hommust’ve been love but it’s over now

Big Mad Andy

His kebab shop and ice cream parlour have just made it to my food bucket list. I’m a vegetarian living in USA but I just have to do it.

Swifty

anything by the humus league…

Jdog

Durum Durum

Jdog

Pitta andre

Jdog

Hallou. Is is mi your looking for?

Sean Juba

Don’t tzaziki this way

Vonnie

Poldi always makes me smile, I miss him at Arsenal.

Rogerbij

Durum Duran

Original Paul

One for the oldies…”save all your shishes for me” Brotherhood of Man.

Fireman Sam

Battered Dreams

78/79/80

Surely this on a loop
. One of if not the best bootleg from the epic year in breaks 2003. The intro is a bit long. But worth the wait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUVu82Sb9x4

Eddie McGoldrick

Doner Worry Be Happy

TeeKay

KeBob Dylan.