Luvuyo Screetch - Arsenal Fan

Luvuyo Screetch Arsenal Fan Interview Football And The City

Luvuyo Screetch

Arsenal Fan

Street football in our townships made me fall in love with the game,quite similar to south american kids. Its played all over the country.
— Luvuyo Screetch

FATC: What made you first fall in love with football? 

LS: Street football in our townships made me fall in love with the game,quite similar to south american kids. Its played all over the country.

FATC: How did you come to support Arsenal? 

LS: First time I saw Arsenal was around 97 or 98 they beat some team I think 6-1 or 7-1. I immediately liked their style.

FATC:  What are your earliest football memories? 

LS: Earliest memories have to be street football,that's how it is hear in South Africa.

FATC: What is the hardest thing about being a Arsenal fan? 

LS: The hardest has been the past 10 years of Wengers' stubbornness, he should have left years ago,its been clear that we have no defence structure but the men kept on for all these years! 

FATC:  What is the best thing about being a Arsenal fan? 

The Invincibles brought joy to our hearts,that's why I'll die a Gunner!

FATC:  What is your favourite football memory? 

LS: Favourite memory is 95 when my  local team Orlando Pirates won the CAF champions league, Africa's version of UEFA and the Invincibles!

FATC: What is your worst football memory? 

LS: My worst has been the past ten years of Wengers' dictatorship, he's stalled our progress too much - now we have to rebuild.

FATC: Who is your favourite Arsenal player of all time? 

LS: It has to be Dennis Bergkamp the men was a genius, I know Henry scored the goals but Bergkamp was a footballer!

FATC:  Who is your favourite non-Arsenal player of all time? 

LS: The original Ronaldo El phenomeno is my all time best footballer.

FATC:  Ronaldinho or Garrincha? 

LS: Easy! It's Garrincha - in Brazil they say Pelé was the best but Garrincha was better, before Ronaldinho there was Garrincha!!

 

 

 

 

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