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Arsenal fan runs 5km to catch team bus

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Arsenal are currently on their pre-season tour (©GettyImages)
Arsenal are currently on their pre-season tour (©GettyImages).

One Arsenal fan went the extra mile to get close to his heroes after he chased down the team-bus at an incredible pace for five kilometres and eventually was allowed on the coach with the players.

The Gunners are currently taking part in a Far East tour for pre-season and they were travelling to the One Pillar Pagoda in central Hanoi on Monday before noticing one Arsenal fan running alongside the bus throughout the town.

Whilst running with the bus, the dedicated fan even ran into some trees and a lamp-post, but he still managed to continue running and eventually he jumped on the back of a motorbike before being asked to join the players on the bus.

The lucky fan then got to meet all the players and have his picture taken with the amazed stars, who couldn't believe how dedicated the fan was.

Known as 'The Running Man', the official Arsenal website made a video of the guy's adventure and asked goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to narrate what happened during the day and what happened with the fan.

In the video you can see one of the Arsenal players recording the man chasing the bus and a lot of the other players were amazed and giving credit to the fan before chanting 'sign him up' because of his incredible pace and stamina.

Finally, the dedicated Arsenal fan got on the team-bus and was welcomed by the Arsenal players who sang him onto the coach and gave him a great reception.

Watch the video below:

http://www.arsenal.com/news/news-archive/arsenal-s-running-man-video

 

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