The life and (tough) times of an Arsenal supporter

Football columnist, Carlos Amato says being an Arsenal fan is like voluntarily entering the pits of hell.

Here is a video depicting the sorrows of Gooners (Azania Mosaka included):

Amato penned an article to express the emotional roller coaster he's experienced because of his allegiance to Arsenal. Amato says he is now a lapsed Arsenal supporter, confessing that he has lost faith in his team.

These are the dark days, dark years, dark decades.

Carlos Amato, Football columnist, KickOff Magazine

The problem with an Arsenal supporter is you have this clear memory of what things were like, what life was like when your team used to win things.

Carlos Amato, Football columnist, KickOff Magazine

Amato adds that is it difficult to say whether he wants Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger to stay on as coach or leave. He says Wenger has contributed immensely to the club but should do the right thing and gracefully bow out.

I've got three sons named after Liverpool supporters. To all Arsenal supporters, never give up. Arsen may have outlived his stay but he's worked wonders. He's got a stadium that he's virtually paid off, not many clubs can say that.

Terry, caller

Will the Gooners relive their glory days in the near future? Only an English Premier League win will tell.

Listen to the full interview in the clip below:

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