GALLERY: Ten great images as Arsenal romp to record-breaking FA Cup triumph

first_imgYou will have to have a thorough search of the archives to find a more resounding cup final performance.Arsenal’s 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the FA Cup showpiece illustrated their Premier League title credentials for next season as Tim Sherwood’s men were completely played off the park.Goals from Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud sealed the emphatic win at Wembley, meaning Arsenal became the most successful club in FA Cup history – eclipsing Manchester United’s record and taking home a 12th title.It was a magical day for Gunners fans, and talkSPORT has collated some of the best images for your enjoyment. 10 FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Gunners stars swamp Mertesacker. Wenger’s dominant side seemed to recognise how crucial the third goal was, as illustrated by their collective celebrations after the captain’s header 10 10 CLICK THE ARROW FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Late goalscorer Olivier Giroud takes a sip from the hallowed cup CLICK THE ARROW FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Goalscoring duo Per Mertesacker and Theo Walcott jump for joy after the final whistle 10 CLICK THE ARROW FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Theo Walcott celebrates his opening goal against Aston Villa. The Englishman rewarded manager Arsene Wenger after he was selected over Giroud up front FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Alexis Sanchez slams in one of the great FA Cup final goals just after the break to double the Gunners’ lead 10 10 FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Arsene Wenger gets his hands on the trophy for the sixth time. The Frenchman moved level with George Ramsey as the most successful manager in the competition’s history 10 10 FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS OF ARSENAL’S HISTORIC FA CUP WIN – Villa boss Tim Sherwood looks despondent after Arsenal’s third of the day. Corner taker Santi Cazorla and scorer Per Mertesacker celebrate the German’s header which made it 3-0 The entire Arsenal squad celebrate with the trophy – The Gunners became the first side since Chelsea in 2010 to successfully defend their FA Cup crown 10 Another bottle, Jack? CLICK THE ARROW FOR MORE HIGHLIGHTS – Midfielder Jack Wilshere wastes no time and gets stuck in with the celebratory champagne Let me take a selfie! CLICK THE ARROW FOR MORE FA CUP HIGHLIGHTS – Cheeky Santi Cazorla borrows a press camera to snap a celebration shot with his jubilant team-mates 10last_img read more

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