Who is Piers Morgan offering a hug after Arsenal late show against Norwich City?

Piers Morgan

Well it was famous Norwich fan Stephen Fry of course....

Everybody loves a famous football fan. Whether it is knowing that Russell Brand and Keira Knightley are regulars along with Ray Winstone at The Boleyn or that unbridled passion shown for Manchester City by the Gallagher brothers of Oasis fame.

I mean this weekend we all know that there will be partying in the Robbie Williams household after Port Vale secured their promotion to League One yesterday.

I think it is fair to say we take an interest in knowing just what some of our biggest celebrities get up to in their private lives and football is just one realm of such persuasion.

One such man is Piers Morgan. We quite regularly cover the antics of the CNN host and former tabloid newspaper editor as they are often amusing and more often than not divisive.

He was at it again this weekend as the Surrey born broadcaster made his views very clear on the performance of his beloved Arsenal.

Arsenal won 3-1 against Norwich City this Saturday at The Emirates and while some might argue you should just be happy with a positive result many an Arsenal fan was just as quick to accept that a degree of luck was involved in the victory.

Some felt the penalty decision was harsh while some appeals for offside have also been credited; Bradley Johnson made this very clear on his Twitter account…

And Morgan was one such fan as he described the win as a ‘gloriously undeserved victory’ on Twitter.

But that is not all he got up to online. Perhaps recognising the hurtful way Arsenal stole victory from their Norfolk rivals in the final seven minutes in North London he had kind words for another contemporary who may have been less enamoured with the result.

Comedian and host of BBC 2 hit QI Stephen Fry is a name more familiar with taking in the cricket but he has also developed an affinity for the Carrow Road outfit.

And Morgan was nothing but modest and humble in victory; quick to extend the olive branch in the form of a hug for the national treasure.

I hope Arsenal don’t beat Everton on Tuesday; as an Everton fan he might offer me one!

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