Twitter Reacts: All Hail Arsenal’s Meme King Danny Welbeck


What a day to be an Arsenal fan. After suffering through an agonising 90 minutes, watching their top stars underperform and squander chance after chance, that man Danny Welbeck pops up in the 94th minute to win it for the Gunners.

Making his first appearance in 10 months for Arsenal, Welbeck rose the highest in a crowded penalty area to flick the ball into the corner of the net – the Emirates was in a rare state of hysteria.


Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter


After 45 minutes, Arsenal’s title challenge looked wounded; Jamie Vardy firing Leicester ahead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time.

The game changed early in the second half as Danny Simpson received a red card following two careless and clumsy challenges.

Substitute Theo Walcott equalised smartly with 20 minutes to go and from then on Arsenal piled on the pressure.

Just two weeks after his return to football with the Arsenal U21’s, Danny Welbeck marked his comeback to the first team with a dramatic late winner.

As the red half of North London went into complete meltdown, so too did Twitter with some amazing meme’s being birthed following Welbeck’s invaluable goal:







And the re-emergence of my personal favourite…