26 Signs You Are Hopelessly Addicted To Arsenal FC

There’s only one team in London.

1. Trials and tribulations aside, you love this man.

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2. And his puffy coat.

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3. And his Wenger-isms.

He is top, top quality.

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4. You will be replaying this in your dreams for eternity.

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5. Alongside this.

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6. You know how to spell Szczesny without looking it up.

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7. At some point, you’ve convinced yourself that every youngster would be a superstar.

Ahhh, “The Youth Project.”

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8. You will never forgive Ryan Shawcross.

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9. When you hear “BFG” you think of this:

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And not this impostor.

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10. Regardless of your gender or sexual orientation, you have a crush on this dude.

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Bonjour, Handsome French Bloke.

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11. However, you do NOT have a crush on Piers Morgan.

(You hate Piers Morgan.)

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12. You still can’t believe this bug-eyed genius is a Gunner and now you’re putting umlauts on EVERYTHING.

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13. You drop “victory through harmony” into casual conversation.

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14. You are pretty much Colin Firth from Fever Pitch.

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15. Whatever else happens, you know no one can take 2003/2004 away.

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16. Your only “second team” is the Red Bulls, for one very simple, very legendary reason.

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17. You keep a running tally of famous Gooners.

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18. You’ve tailored your social media for maximum Arsenal immersion.

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19. Just seeing 4-4 or 8-2 written out makes you shudder.

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20. Since circa 2008, you’ve gone back and forth several million times on whether Arsenal needs a proper defensive midfielder.

Is Yann M’vila still available?!

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21. These are your socks.

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22. These are your podcasts.

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23. You are sick to death of hearing about the trophy drought. But also, fourth place is not a trophy.

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It’s a vicious cycle.

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24. You tried to get behind DENCH. You really did.

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25. This is just a small sampling of the Arsenal songs you know.

“F*ck them all! F*ck them all! United, West Ham, Liverpoooool…”

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26. You hate Tottenham. Now and forever.

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