The Arsenal star has revealed he got into a prang on the road while travelling with his wife Yulia, but escaped with just a damaged bumper.
The accident happened on Monday, when manager Arsene Wenger had given his players the day off.
Prang: Arshavin inspects the damage as wife Yulia sits in his 4x4
A cheerful Arshavin revealed: 'It was a sunny day here in London and even a small traffic accident that has happened to Yulia and me, wasn't able to spoil our spring mood.
'The second car involved got slightly scratched and my car's bumper got damaged. 'It took us five minutes to solve this problem, we exchanged our data and left.
'Good luck on the roads!'
The 28-year-old did not reveal the identity of the other driver, or who was to blame, but he once memorably told Sportsmail: 'I would never give driving lessons to women.
Scratches: Onlookers watch as Arshavin gets out of his car after the accident
'We need to build new roads for them. Why? Because you never know what to expect from a woman on the road.
'If you see a car behaving weirdly, swerving and doing strange things, before you see the driver you know it is a woman. It is always a woman.'
Arshavin has faced a culture shock on the roads since leaving Zenit St Petersburg 13 months ago.
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Russians are not used to parking rules, while the congestion charge has been even more difficult to get accustomed to.
'I struggle with the parking,' he once said. 'I can't park where I want, I'm not used to this.
'Then there's the congestion charge. It's not the money I object to but all the things you have to do - codes to enter, SMS messages you have to send, etc.'
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