Wembley

where Gunners won after pre-recorded Emile Sande performed much-loved Abide With Me from the roof

  • Little social distancing as Arsenal fans massed at the Emirates for celebration 
  • Multi-million-selling pop star Emile Sande sang from the top of empty Wembly 
  • Performance was pre-recorded but played inside stadium on the big screen
  • One viewer said: ‘It showed how the pandemic has changed the world’

By JOSEPH LAWS FOR MAILONLINE

PUBLISHED: 19:20, 1 August 2020 | UPDATED: 22:55, 1 August 20s

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Arsenal fans massed on the team’s Emirates Stadium tonight after their team won the FA Cup final – ignoring social distancing rules to party in the streets. 

The matchhad opened to unreal scenes – as the coronavirus pandemic forced multi-million-selling pop star Emile Sande to sing to no-one from the top of the empty stadium.

In a bizarre moment in footballing history the musician performed Abide With Me from Wembley’s rooftop ahead of the match between Arsenal and Chelsea.Flare for football: fireworks were let off outside Arsenal's Emirates Stadium after the win+7

Flare for football: fireworks were let off outside Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium after the winArsenal fans watch the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Boxpark in Wembley+7

Arsenal fans watch the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Boxpark in WembleyThe musician was beamed out on a big screen inside the cavernous empty stadium+7

The musician was beamed out on a big screen inside the cavernous empty stadiumThe empty stadium was the grounds for the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal+7

The empty stadium was the grounds for the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal

One viewer said: ‘If anyone was unsure about how much the pandemic has changed the world, they certainly hadn’t by the time the game started.’ 

Kazan- Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982

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