Members of the Arsenal squad appear in traditional dress and speaking the language in a video released by the club for Chinese New Year.
At midnight on Tuesday, the Spring Festival welcomed the year of the pig in the lunar year of 2019.
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Engaging with fans from China, Arsenal’s clip features the players lighting fireworks, enjoying food and participating in games together.
They also come out with some obviously well-rehearsed phrases.
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Celebrations will continue across the world until later this month.
the Lantern Festival is set to take place on February 15th.