Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has apologised for his expletive anti-Spurs chants at the FA Cup parade after leading thousands of fans to sing along with him.
Sharing back2back Cup wins with so many amazing Gooners is a dream come true. Apologies if I upset or offended any of u with my celebrations
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) June 1, 2015
However, he will not be reprimanded internally by the club in what was the second time Wilshere sang those chants after surprising many at our last FA Cup winning parade (via BBC Sport).
The phrasing of his tweet was rather intriguing and, without reading into it too much, our academy graduated sounded like he was apologising to Arsenal fans exclusively.
Judging by the ‘uproar’ his comments caused, it is rather surprising that Wilshere didn’t use the time to apologise to the whole of mankind.
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In an age where players are accused of chasing the dollar signs while losing touch with the average fans, Wilshere’s chants were embraced for various reasons.
Firstly, Wilshere was an Arsenal fan long before he was a first team player.
“I love Arsenal. I’ve been on the train to watch Arsenal (away),” Wilshere told RWD Football.
“I’ve done what the fans have done and I know what it’s like.”
He, like many of our players, have to take 180 minutes of abuse during the north London derby and if the parade wasn’t a time to have a dig back then when is?
You have nothing to apologise for Jack, we agreed with you.