Arsenal followed up their emphatic 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the FA Cup Final by taking to the streets of north London to celebrate with their fans.
It was the Gunners’ 12th FA Cup win, a new record for football’s oldest knock-out competition, and the sixth won during Arsene Wenger’s tenure at Arsenal.
The Gunners followed up their Wembley victory with an open-top bus parade through the streets of north London as thousands of fans turned out in damp conditions to sample the party atmosphere.
The Route: Arsenal embarked on a short journey from Drayton Park, near Emirates Stadium. The procession moved on to where Drayton Park meets Matineau Road before traveling north, turning right onto Aubert Street and right again down Highbury Grove.
The Arsenal team sets off from Emirates Stadium on their way to celebrate with the fans.
Twitter is quickly awash with celebratory scenes as fans lap-up the atmosphere in North London. Even the rain failed to dampen their high spirits.
Rain, what rain? Say the Arsenal fans.
Aaron Ramsey attempts a shot almost as audacious as Alexis Sanchez’ Cup final screamer …but the scarf misses the ‘top window’ by inches.
Arsenal players celebrate their Cup final win as the team bus meanders through the streets of North London. Out pick of the pics can be seen in the above gallery.
Anyway, on with the celebrations!
It’s selfie time on the bus, as Kieran Gibbs and Olivier Giroud take aim.
And isn’t the France striker delighted with his efforts.
Meanwhile, the crowd remains outside the Emirates, as thousands of Arsenal fans celebrate their FA Cup triumph.
The fans were shortly joined by the players and staff as the team bus returned.
Wilshere once again took the mic, and unleashed his customary anti-Tottenham chant.