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Lukas Podolski lives every footballer's dream by dumping a journalist in a pool

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The Germans are in Passiria, Italy making their final preparations before heading to Brazil for the World Cup. On Sunday, the players had to endure a media day filled with terrible questions from an endless stream of journalists. At one point during the day, Lukas Podolski decided to live out the dream of every professional footballer and drop one journalist into the pool at the Golf & Spa Resort Andreus.

Podolski got a few high fives as he walked away with a big smile on his face. The journalist, meanwhile, was left to deal with his soaked clothes, notebook and wallet. This moment probably ranks slightly higher than winning the FA Cup with Arsenal last week for Podolski. But just to ensure that it was the best day of his life, Podolski also got to hang out with a hawk.

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Between the journalist tossing and hawk taming, Podolski is obviously ready for the World Cup right now.

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Brooks Peck is the editor of Dirty Tackle on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him or follow on Twitter!

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