Football is all about the creation of heroes.
When we think about how a game was won or lost we search for the person/people that affected the outcome. Last night Arjen Robben became a hero scoring in the 88th minute of a game that looked destined for extra time and penalties.
Last weekend Laurent Koscielny became our hero for scoring against Newcastle and securing fourth place for us.
All teams have their heroes, some can do it on a consistent basis whereas others just manage one moment that gets them into the history books.
Some footballers can by their own actions drive their team to victory and others that shoulder the responsibilty are unable to do so. Sometimes it’s down to the gods to smile on the winning side ……. it was meant to be.
On the 26th May 1989 Arsenal went to Anfield for the final game of the season. A win by two clear goals would snatch the title away from Liverpool and on that night the footballing gods were on our side. We were victorious and that team of heroes earned their place in Arsenal folklore.
Many of you might recognise yourselves or others in the following clip ………. enjoy.
Which games stand out for you where a hero was born? Or which of your heroes always pulled all the stops? Feel free to add video clips in your comments for others to enjoy.
Have a nice day.
Written by peachesgooner