A.Wenger, Head Coach of Arsenal Football Club along with his team players expressed surprise at the warm welcome they received by fans on their first visit to Vietnam.
Arsenal team players said they only saw images of palm leaf conical hats and lotus in photos or on postcards of Vietnam, but now they see these for real after they arrived in Vietnam.
The Head Coach and his football team players saw many people wear conical hats on their way from the airport to their hotel. Although conical hat are so simple to look at, they are very exotic and beautiful to newcomers.
Coach Wenger added that he loved Vietnam when he was young, but this time he has a chance to see the country. He had dreamt that one day he would come to Vietnam and now his dream has come true. He hoped that the football match between Vietnam’s National Team and Arsenal Club would take place successfully.
According to him, they are the first British Club to come to Vietnam, which is an honor for Arsenal Club.