Gabriel Martinelli has assured himself an Olympic medal after serving to Brazil qualify for the last of the males’s soccer in Tokyo, a lot to the delight of the Arsenal fanbase. The defending champions needed to battle to succeed in the last after their semi-final with Mexico ended goalless after extra-time, however Dani Alves’ males had been rather more assured from 12 yards, as they went on to win 4-1 in the shootout. Martinelli even stepped up in the penalty shootout, and confidently struck an unnerved spot-kick into the right-hand nook, giving skilled Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa no probability. The 20-year-old was understandably happy with the victory, however took to Twitter to elucidate that the job shouldn’t be but completed, as the South American facet face Spain in the last, due to a late extra-time objective from reported Arsenal goal, Marco Asensio.
“Rumo a last,” he stated, which interprets to “in direction of the last” as the Gunners ahead has his eyes set on securing gold.
His tweet was adopted up by a number of messages from Arsenal fans. Some merely wished him good luck for the last, whereas others made declarations about him being higher than different footballers – particularly Mason Greenwood of Manchester United – whereas some even joked that he was pretty much as good as Lionel Messi. Here’s a pattern of what’s been stated:
@goncalves17 stated: “Martinelli is healthier than Greenwood, you must see the mild.” @Jose_afc_x stated: “Martinelli is healthier than Messi in my e-book.” @afcjeedz stated: “Let’s go gabi now go and win all the pieces!” @AFCFrediNho stated: “Congrats Gabi, Olympics Medalist quickly, From Ituano to the world.” @afcteju stated: “Good luck for the last upfront.” With at least a silver medal below his belt forward of the new Premier League season, Martinelli might be returning house to Arsenal with restored perception in his capability, and might be hoping to climb to the high of Mikel Arteta’s plans. Do you need an unique pre-season Arsenal preview – each in your inbox and thru your letterbox? Head over right here to seek out out extra and safe your copy!