Arsenal legends took on Milan Glorie in charity game at the Emirates stadium
Kanu Nwankwo opened the scoring before Christian Vieri tapped in an equaliser
Robert Pires added a fourth with Vieri scoring twice in the game for AC Milan
The Arsenal Foundation will donate £1m to build football pitches for children
Kanu Nwanwko and Robert Pires were among the goals as Arsenal legends defeated AC Milan glorie 4 – 2 in a highly entertaining charity game.
Kanu celebrates one of his goals with teammates
Kanu, the 40-year-old forward was filling in for Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp who has country duties to attend to.
Howard Webb was the referee and he was sharp enough to notive 12 men in the red of Arsenal before kick-off – as Kanu thought that he was starting.
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He wasn’t and the forward had to be marched off by the man he would replace in the 25th minute Gilberto Silva, much to Arsenal manager Wenger’s amusement on the substitutes’ bench.
Robert Pires got the third goal for Arsenal legends while Christian Vieri scored twice for AC Milan glorie.
Kanu scored a penalty for his side
After this the Arsenal Foundation will donate £1million to build football pitches for children in London, Jordan and Somalia. It was a day for fans to remember as, just like old times, Arsenal’s stars stole the show.