By Chris Wright
Living with a swimsuit model will do that to you
Jack Wilshere has been shooting the shite with ESPN of late and, among other things, the conversation with the Arsenal midfielder gradually got around to Gonzalo Higuain and the Real Madrid striker’s proposed move to The Emirates over the summer.
Now, the good bods over at ESPN have been kind enough to publish a transcript of several portions of the chat, including this little snippet, which involves Wilshere’s eyes “lighting up” after being shown of Higuain’s significant other, a lingerie and swimsuit model by the name of Soledad Fantino, and promising his potential new teammate that her photo is destined for the dressing room bulletin board.
ESPN: Are you excited about the prospect of Gonzalo Higuain joining Arsenal?
Wilshere: I’ve never played against him, but anyone who plays for Real Madrid and Argentina has to be quality.
ESPN: Speaking of quality, have you seen the photo on the Web of Higuain’s wife modeling lingerie? I’ve printed it out just in case you missed it.
Wilshere: [Wilshere's eyes widen and he smiles] That’s the sort of picture that will go right up on the bulletin board in the changing room. Some of the lads like to put up photos of other players’ wives and girlfriends and have a bit of banter.
Top, top bantz.
Well, if Higuain was umming and ahhing over moving to Arsenal, the promise of having the rest of the squad ogling his semi-clothed lady all day every day should be the that reels the Madrid goal glutton in.
Now, it’d be remiss of us as serious sporting journalists not to include a few photos of Ms. Fantino (who, we are led to believe is Higuain’s current SO) purely for integrity’s sake…