Jack Wilshere went ice skating last week and it was a news event.
Wilshere posted a picture on Instagram of him and his family ice skating, remarking that he managed to avoid injury. Jack Wilshere has a reputation for being injury prone and is at least a little self-aware.
Someone asked Arsene Wenger about the Instagram post because of course they did because Twitter has reduced the news cycle to the shortest, stupidest thing it could possibly be.
"It's not ideal, honestly, but for your balance it is not bad,” Wenger said during his pre-Europa League press conference last week.
Then, during said Europa League game, Wilshere did this:
— Arsenal Pics (@Arsepics) December 8, 2017
Here's what Wenger said after the game, per Arsenal's website:
“You can see he thinks with a different perspective and I personally feel this is the most mature, balanced Wilshere I have seen.”
YOU SEE? HE'S MORE BALANCED NOW, WENGER SAID, RIGHT AFTER HE SAID ICE SKATING IS GOOD FOR YOUR BALANCE BECAUSE WILSHERE WENT ICE SKATING. JACK WILSHERE IS GOOD NOW BECAUSE HE WENT ICE SKATING. THIS IS A FACT.