WATCH: F1 Driver Pierre Gasly Steals the Show in UNICEF Charity Under the Tutelage of Legendary Arsenal Manager


Pierre Gasly is without doubt one of the greatest drivers on the grid in Method One proper now. He has impressed everybody together with his driving and his consistency since being dropped by Crimson Bull in mid-2019. However Gasly does have one other ardour in life, soccer.

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We often noticed the AlphaTauri driver supporting his favourite group, Paris Saint Germain, in Paris. He has additionally showcased his expertise whereas warming up within the paddock with different drivers. However Gasly acquired a chance of a lifetime when he performed in a UNICEF charity match and was coached by Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger.

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Pierre Gasly shines in a UNICEF charity match

The Frenchman was representing the Olympique de Marseille within the charity match. The group comprised athletes from around the globe and Gasly was the one one from motorsports.

Method One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 7, 2021, AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly throughout a press convention forward of the Turkish Grand Prix Pool through REUTERS/Sedat Suna

The spotlight of Gasly’s night time needs to be when he scored the second objective for the Marseille group. The Crimson Bull junior driver made a very good run within the 18-yard field and scored a faucet in objective.

The expertise was made extra memorable as one of many best soccer coaches, Arsene Wenger coached Olympique de Marseille. However sadly, they misplaced 7-4 to their opponents.

Gasly was not too long ago too was honored by PSG after they gave a personalized jersey. The AlphaTauri driver went to the stadium in Paris to look at Lionel Messi’s first match in a PSG jersey. However earlier than the match, the President of the French soccer membership honored Gasly together with his personal jersey.

The French driver had all the time proven an curiosity in soccer. When he was making his debut in 2017, fellow F1 driver Esteban Ocon joked he helped Gasly in selecting motorsports over soccer.

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“After we have been seven or eight, our mother and father have been mates and he was enjoying soccer whereas I used to be driving go-karts. My dad mentioned to him to strive Esteban’s go-kart and after that, he stop soccer for racing,” mentioned Esteban.

It could be fascinating to see a soccer match between all of the F1 drivers and see how good Gasly actually is within the sport.

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