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Arsenal whiz Bukayo Saka delighted celebrating Euro goal with his father

Arsenal whiz Bukayo Saka was delighted to celebrate his goal last night with his father.

Saka fulfilled a childhood dream by scoring his first Arsenal goal - and celebrated with a FaceTime call to his proud dad.

The attacker was Arsenal's star man in their 3-0 Europa League win at Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night.

Saka said: "I've always dreamed of this moment from when I was a kid to score a goal for Arsenal Football Club. Now, I've done it, I just want to keep working, stay humble, get that feeling again one day.

"I had so many messages: Instagram, WhatsApps and Snapchat. The notifications. I had them from everyone. I even gave my dad a quick FaceTime call. He was so proud of me so it makes me happy.

"I couldn't speak to him because the coaches wanted me to get in the ice bath because of recovery.

"We just put our thumbs up to each other, I saw him smiling, he was smiling too and it was a proud moment but I didn't get to speak to him.

"He's a massive inspiration for me. From when I was young, he always kept me grounded, kept me humble and I'm sure he'll see some criticisms from tonight, something I can get better from but I'm sure I would have made him happy.

"It's helped me a lot. When you do stuff like I've done tonight then it's easy to get big headed but when I get people like my dad around with me, he just keeps me grounded and that's perfect for a player like me."

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