Bukayo Saka Sets an 18-year-old Record at Arsenal FC
Bukayo Saka Breaks an 18-year-old Record at Arsenal FC.
After his successes with the Gunners, Arsenal attacker Bukayo Saka has continued to shine brightly, breaking an 18-year-old record at Arsenal FC.
Arsenal is currently top of the Premier League table ahead of Newcastle United and Manchester United who currently are in second and third position.
Saka became the first player to score in three straight boxing day games, cementing his place in Arsenal history. On December 26, 2022, He achieved this feat in the boxing day fixture against West Ham United.
3 – Bukayo Saka (2020, 2021 & 2022) is the first Arsenal player to score in three successive Boxing Day matches since Thierry Henry (2002, 2003 & 2004). Cheer. pic.twitter.com/ar920YAGgu
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 26, 2022
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Recall, Mp3bullet.ng reported that, Since the tragic penalty miss for England in the Euro 2020 final, Bukayo Saka has stated that Thierry Henry, the legendary former Arsenal player, has been in regular communication with him.
The Arsenal winger quickly moved past his setback and had a fantastic 2021/22 season. Saka, who has three goals to his name after scoring the decisive goal in a 3-0 victory against Senegal in the round of 16, has also been in excellent form for England throughout the World Cup before they got eliminated by France
“Thierry was in touch,” Saka said. “It meant everything. He’s shown a lot of his character to get my number and to reach out to me. “It’s not just from that moment. After most Arsenal games, he reaches out to me and he’s still so passionate about the club and he’s an amazing person.”
“Thierry and Robert Pires have been around the club and spoken to me and helped me and they have supported me to this day, so I’m grateful to them. Of course, on the pitch, they delivered and they were magnificent and they delivered silverware for Arsenal, so they will be legends, always.”