Arsenal players filmed ignoring young club mascot vs Norwich. The incident took place on Sunday when the Gunners traveled to Carrow Road.
Arsenal took on Norwich last Sunday in what was their first game in the post Unai Emery Era. The Gunners fought hard to salvage a 2-2 draw, failing to register a victory in the Premier League in almost 2 months.
Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice to give his side a point while both Teemu Pukki and Todd Cantwell scored Norwich’s two goals in the first half itself. While Arsenal managed to disappoint fans with their performance on the field, they also managed to upset the fans with their showing off the pitch.
Arsenal players filmed ignoring young club mascot vs Norwich
It is an open secret that the mood around Arsenal is at an all time low after their disappointing results. However, for the young mascot, it was probably one of the best days of his life, knowing he would witness some of the biggest football stars in the flesh. The Arsenal players however, were in no mood to acknowledge the child and just walked past him.
How shit is this? Not one of the players took notice of the young mascot for the game at Norwich on Sunday, it would’ve only taken a second to a knowledge him to make the lads day. 😒 https://t.co/KQZgP1JuP2
— The Away Fans Videos (@TheAwayFansVids) December 3, 2019
The now deleted twitter video soon went viral and many were quick to criticize the players and expressed horror at the disgrace that was on display.
Hang your heads in shame….just one of you shake that lads hand he would have remembered that for the rest of his life.
Arsenal football club should invite him to the ground to meet all the players for that.#disgraceful
— Goldie (@BridgnorthWolf) December 3, 2019
My hearts in my mouth at this ,that poor kid ,probably been the highlight of his year to stand next to his hero’s and they can’t even lift their heads to him.not all their pay comes from sponsorships they need to remember that
— lee Adams (@leeadams79) December 3, 2019
However, Arsenal player Callum Chambers was quick to respond to the footage and claimed that the players had indeed met with the child before the game.
The cameras sometimes only show one side of the story. It’s always great to meet our Junior Gunners mascot in the dressing room before every match. We hope Billy had a great day at Norwich on Sunday and it was a pleasure to meet him. pic.twitter.com/qBBRZz1g8e
— Calum Chambers (@CalumChambers95) December 3, 2019
Callum Chambers’ captain at Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also added to the respond by saying that he intended to issue a response as well but Chambers was quicker.
Thanks Calum 😆👊🏽 i wanted to sleep but i saw these bull***** then wanted to reply but you quicker than me so i Go back to sleep a Bit 😂🤣❤️
— Aubameyang P-E (@Aubameyang7) December 3, 2019
Arsenal will face Brighton on Thursday night. Should the Gunners fail to win that match, they will have officially passed two months since their last victory in the Premier league. With Europe slipping from them with every passing game, Arsenal will hope to arrest the slide before it is too late.
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