Jack Wilshere shared an epic throwback Thursday picture this afternoon, featuring one of the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of boots.
The Arsenal midfielder has been signed to the club since he was 9-years-old, making him the longest-serving player in the first-team squad.
And Wilshere decided to take us back in time today, to when it all began and when he met arguably the best footballer in the history of the game, Diego Maradona:
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) March 26, 2015
Wilshere can be spotted on the bottom left of the picture surrounded by other members of the Arsenal youth academy.
The 23-year-old returned to training this week, giving the Gunners a significant boost after undergoing ankle surgery earlier in the season.
However, Wilshere has a fight on his hands to break into Arsene Wenger’s starting 11 for their Premier League clash with Liverpool.