- Olivier Giroud failed to win the FA Cup with Chelsea after the Blues lost 2-1 to Arsenal
- Arsenal are celebrating their record 14th FA Cup triumph after defeating their rivals
- Giroud was seen having the message ‘choose Jesus, eternal life’ on his undershirt
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Olivier Giroud could barely watch as Chelsea lost the FA Cup to his former team Arsenal, however he managed to spread a huge message with ‘choose Jesus, eternal life’ boldly written on his shirt.
Arsenal on Saturday evening, August 1, defeated bitter rivals Chelsea 2-1 to win the 2020 English FA Cup with Gabonese striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang scoring the two goals for the Gunners.
Mikel Arteta and his wards knew before the game that a win will be a glorious one for them considering their failure to finish among the top four teams.
Chelsea took the lead in the fifth minute through Christian Pulisic who benefited from an assist by Giroud in which Arsenal goalie Martinez had no chance.
But the Gunners responded in the 28th minute via a penalty that was scored by Aubameyang after defender Cesar Azpilicueta brought him down.
Nicolas Pepe provided a wonderful pass in the 68th minute for Aubameyang to score Arsenal's second goal of the game to help Gunners secure their 14th FA Cup title.
However amid the celebrations by Arsenal players, the camera captured the emotional Giroud who had ‘Choose Jesus, Eternal Life’, crested on his undershirt.
The Frenchman has spent about a half of the season on the bench and now he is poised to leaving the club as his contract is set to lapse.
Although there are reports that Frank Lampard is set to overhaul the squad ahead of the coming season, Giroud nevertheless believes the Blues could offer him a contract extension.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea are desperately shopping for a goalkeeper after enduring numerous mistakes from Kepa Arrizabalaga all through the recently concluded Premier League season.
The Spaniard conceded 47 goals in 33 EPL appearances and was only able to keep eight clean sheets all through the campaign.
He was benched for Wilfredo Caballero in their last game of the season against Wolverhampton Wanderers in their last game of the season.
The game saw Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud fire the Blues into Champions League qualification next season.
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