Kind Mikel Arteta Surprises Arsenal Fan on His Wedding Day

Kind Mikel Arteta Surprises Arsenal Fan on His Wedding Day

Fred Kennedy
  • A lucky Arsenal supporter has revealed a special gift he received from Mikel Arteta during his wedding day
  • The supporter, who goes by the name 'Gooner Rue', tweeted an image of a letter he had received from the Arsenal boss
  • In the letter, Arteta congratulated Rue and his wife on their union as he sent the newly-wed couple best wishes for the future
  • Arteta has strongly endeared himself to the Arsenal support base in recent weeks, thanks to his side's brilliant start to the season

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has shown his kind side after surprising a Gunners fan with a special gesture on his wedding day.

Arteta has cemented his place as a fan favourite at the Emirates Stadium following Arsenal's hot start to the new season.

The Spaniard has led the north Londoners to eight top-flight wins in nine outings, collecting an impressive 24 points in the process.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta celebrates after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium. Photo by Stuart MacFarlane.
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The electric start to the campaign has Arsenal leading the charts with a one-point advantage over reigning champions Man City.

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Arteta appears to be enjoying his time at the helm of the club both on and off the pitch.

The Gunners boss was recently involved in a heartwarming moment with one lucky supporter who he surprised during his wedding.

The fan, who goes by Gooner Rue on Twitter, revealed he had received a heartening message from Arteta on his special day.

Rue accompanied his tweet with an image of a letter he had received from the Arsenal boss on his wedding.

In the letter, Arteta congratulated Rue on his wedding, sending him and his wife best wishes for the future.

"I understand that Reuben, you are a passionate supporter of our club and I believe that this union will be a great partnership as you start the next phase of your life," Arteta's letter said in part.
"I hope you enjoy your special day; I wish you good health and happiness in your future life together," the letter continued.

Anger as Arsenal match halted

Earlier, Sports Brief reported how Arsenal and Leeds United fans expressed their anger after referee Chris Kavanagh temporarily suspended their match due to a power cut which meant there would be no VAR.

Arsenal were looking to extend their winning run at Elland Road, cementing their grip at the top of the table.

Arsenal and Leeds were getting ready to kick off their evening fixture, but a problem with the technology used forced center referee Chris Kavanagh to delay the match.