- Faithfulness Itohan Albert has taken to social media to officially break up with Arsenal due to the club's poor performance in recent times
- The young lady said she started supporting Arsenal because the club had fine men as players back in the day
- Faithfulness had to break up with Arsenal to protect her mental health; she said she had to quit before her relationship with the club gets more toxic than it is
Faithfulness Itohan Albert, a Nigerian lady supporting Arsenal, has ended her relationship with the European football club for her own sanity.
Soccernet reports that Faithfulness started supporting Arsenal because the club had fine men as players back in the day.
She wrote a breakup letter to the football club on Twitter:
"Most Arsenal fans would tell you they started supporting “this once great club” because of Thierry Henry. My case was different, I started supporting Arenal because they legit had fine men as players. The likes of Theo Walcott, Eduardo, Carlos Vela. I mean who wouldn’t drool watching them play?"
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Faithfulness falls in love
According to the young lady, she understood football as time went on and fell in love with the European club.
In her words:
“As time went on, I understood the sport, the club and I fell in love…hard. I was deep in love. It was no longer about how fine the players were but how good the football was.
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“We had our good days, bad days, unlucky days. But in all these we showed character. Years later and I don’t feel the same way anymore, gosh.“
Faithfulness said the club's waning ambitions is a source of concern for their fans, adding that they finished in the 8th spot last season and missed out on qualifying for continental football.
“As time went on, we continued to depreciate and accept mediocrity. We have gone from title contenders to top 4 contenders, to top 6 contenders and now top 8 contenders.
“We have lost so many of our amazing players only to replace them with — (don’t let me complete that statement).
“Season after Season we keep ranting about the same thing over and over again."
According to Faithfulness, she had to quit Arsenal before the relationship between her and the European football club gets any more toxic than it is.
“So before this relationship gets any more toxic than it is, I QUIT."
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The 71-year-old has not managed any team since he parted ways with Premier League side Arsenal in May 2018.
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