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Jack Wilshere goads 's***' Tottenham during Arsenal FA Cup parade

England midfielder couldn't resist dig at local rivals

Jack Wilshere was in understandably high spirits during Arsenal's victory parade yesterday and was unable to resist taunting the club's eternal rivals Tottenham.

The England midfielder, an extra-time substitute in the Gunners' 3-2 win, led the assembled fans in singing the club's famous Tottenham-goading chant.

Grabbing the microphone, Wilshere shouted: "What do we think of Tottenham?"

"S***" came the reply from the fans below. 

"What do we think of s***?" Wilshere replied. "Tottenham!" they said.

Sky Sports, who aired the whole exchange, were forced into a hasty apology.


Wilshere wasn't the only one to win over the crowd with an impromptu turn on the mic, Per Mertesacker launched into an enthusiastic rendition of the less expletive-laden chant 'Arsenal till I die', cementing his status as something of a cult hero with the fans.