Nwanko Kanu hat-trick inspired the Arsenal Legends to victory over Milan
The Gunners faithful were treated to some of the finest talents from the past in the charity game for the Arsenal Foundation.
As well as three from the Nigerian, Robert Pires combined with former wide man Freddie Ljungberg to also register.
Christian Vieri was at the double for the Rossoneri, but it was the Gunners’ day.
Let’s take a look at the Arsenal Legends’ past and where they are now.
The legendary goalkeeper won three league titles and four FA Cups with the Gunners and was last seen as the goalkeeping coac for Non-League outfit Wembley.
Ruthlessly trolled by his own fans, merely lining up for the Arsena Legends could well be a career highlight for the right-back. Now 31, Hoyte was last involved at Dagenham and Redbridge last term.
One of the Invincibles, Toure is still going strong with Celtic and recently helped Brendan Rodgers’ side qualify for the group stage of the Champions League.
A rock at the back for the Gunners during Arsene Wenger’s formative years at the club, now a part-time scout for the club and a pundit for the BBC.
The no-nonsense left-back racked up 440 league appearances for the Arsenal and is now occasionally seen on Sky Sports News previewing and reviewing the Premier League.
Scorer of that goal at Cardiff, the Romford Pele is now regularly heard on radio, both wit 5 Live and Talksport.
Half of one of the most elegant, yet dominant, midfield partnerships in Premier League history with Patrick Vieira, Petit graced British television screens this summer as a pundit on ITV’s coverage for Euro 2016.
Another Invincible, Gilberto also enjoyed a glittering career with Brazil, amassing 93 caps and winning the World Cup and Copa America with the Seleção. Recently retired last year after finishing his career with youth side Atletico Mineiro, where he lifted the Copa Libertadores.
The Dutch wizard lit up the Premier League for years with the Gunners before a big-money move to Barcelona and is now back at Ajax as their director of football.
Only recently retired after a brief stint with FC Goa last year, Pires was one of the classiest midfielders English football has ever seen and can now be seen regularly featuring in charity football matches across the globe.
The flamboyant Swede is best known for his goal at Cardiff in the 2-0 victory over Chelsea and is now back at the club coaching the under-16s.
On as a substitute, Kanu grabbed three goals to remind Gunners of his famous moments such as the hat-trick against Chelsea. He is now a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.