Speaking ahead of the Premier League match against Liverpool, Arsene Wenger paid tribute to the legend, David Bowie who passed away today. Wenger had previously expressed his love for music and has yet again, expressed his admiration of the late singer, David Bowie.
His death at the age of 69 came after fighting cancer for 18 months. Bowie touched the hearts and soul of many around the world with his music. His hits include, Let’s Dance, Starman, Space Oddity and Heroes.
The song Heroes also gained popularity in the sporting world because it’s inspirational message. It had also featured in the Olympics Games held in London in the year 2012.
Speaking in the press conference Wenger began by paying tribute to the late singer. According to Goal.com, he said, “I am a fan of his music. The message he gave to my generation was very important because it was basically after second world war. “
‘What I keep from his message, his philosophical message, is be strong enough to be yourself – that is a very strong message and was very important for my generation.’
Arsene Wenger’s side will face Liverpool’s side on Wednesday, after a triumph of 3-1 against Sunderland in the FA Cup fixture last weekend. His side is currently sitting top of the league with at least a two-point gap between themselves and their rivals.
Tributes also came from the rest of the footballing world, including, Peter Schmeichel, Sunderland FC, Joseph Barton, Ian Rush, Tim Cahill and Didi Hamann.