Arsenal legend, who won them their last trophy, Tweets good luck message

Patrick Vieira

Patrick Vieira may be at Manchester City these days, but he is still a massive Arsenal fan.

Arsenal have a chance this afternoon to end a nine year barren streak regarding silverware in the FA Cup final against Hull City at Wembley.

The Gunners have not lifted the trophy since 2005 after beating Manchester United penalties - and there is not one survivor from that team left in North London.

But the man who guided them to such glory has been wishing them luck on Twitter this morning.

Patrick Vieira captained the side in 2005 and the French legend even scored the winning penalty beyond Roy Carroll in the United goal.

It was to be Vieira's last game for the club, he left for Juventus not long after as an alarming trend of Arsenal selling big names quickly became apparent.

It is no coincidence that since selling their leader, who is now on the technical staff at Manchester City, others have followed suit.

Today a new hero could be born at Wembley, and Vieira would be one man happy to see that happen.

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