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Arsenal's Walcott has paparazzi sitting out front door

Arsenal starlet Theo Walcott admits life has changed for him and his family after his hat-trick in Zagreb.

The teenager said: "I've just got away from it and tried to be myself, take every game as it comes, train well - I don't want to get ahead of myself.

"I am playing with more confidence. I just love playing for this club and for my country. Playing for Arsenal at 19 is a dream come true and starting in the Champions League has been brilliant.

"The extra attention hasn't really got to me. It's touched my family more than me. We had a few paparazzi outside our house. But I've just got away from it all by concentrating on my football. That's all I can do."

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