Uk news Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news

MetiNews.Com - Emi Martinez isn't about to let a little controversy get in the way of his fairytale FA Cup triumph. With Arsenal's number one goalkeeper Bernd Leno out injured since late June, Martinez has proven a capable deputy for Mikel Arteta's Gunners.

Uk news Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news

MetiNews.Com - Emi Martinez isn't about to let a little controversy get in the way of his fairytale FA Cup triumph. With Arsenal's number one goalkeeper Bernd Leno out injured since late June, Martinez has proven a capable deputy for Mikel Arteta's Gunners.

Uk news  Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news
02 August 2020 - 13:56

Breaking News ! Emi Martinez isn't about to let a little controversy get in the way of his fairytale FA Cup triumph. With Arsenal's number one goalkeeper Bernd Leno out injured since late June, Martinez has proven a capable deputy for Mikel Arteta's Gunners. Having spent 10 years at the club, the Argentine was afforded a dream start in Saturday's FA Cup Final against Chelsea - and Martinez and his defence held their nerve as the Gunners fought back from a goal down to win 2-1. Martinez fought back tears at the final whistle, reflecting on what the moment meant for both him and his family in Argentina. He said on BBC One: "When we started losing, everything looked against us, but.. I can't really talk." Martinez told Arsenal's site: "I’ve worked really hard at the club for 10 years for opportunities like this.

. "I spoke to [my family] the whole week and my dad didn’t want to speak a lot about it because he was too nervous, but I bet in Argentina [my family are crying]." Read more Aubameyang has 'already decided' to leave Arsenal, says Ferdinand Arteta plans to build Arsenal squad around FA Cup hero Aubameyang Aubameyang DROPS FA Cup trophy during Arsenal celebrations Emi Martinez breaks down in tears after Arsenal win FA Cup There was a controversial moment involving Martinez which angered Chelsea fans: with Arsenal leading 2-1 in the second half, the keeper came to claim a ball on the edge of his area - and replays proved inconclusive as to whether he handled the ball outside the area. However, Martinez shot down any suggestions he had committed a potential red card offence by posting a photo of himself on Instagram. The photo shows Martinez catching the ball on the line, with the caption: "My best moment at Wembley was catching a pokemon #pikachu" - a reference to the advertising hoardings to the side of the pitch. Gotta catch 'em all...

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Uk news Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news


Uk news Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news


Uk news Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news


Uk news Emi Martinez reacts to FA Cup Final 'handball' claims on Instagram London news

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