Prowling his touchline like it was the last time he would ever do it.
And that might just be the case for Arsene Wenger.
But after such a trying campaign, what a glorious moment for the Arsenal boss.
He's had to suffer planes, banners and protests from his own supporters throughout 2017.
His players have let him down on several occasions despite his unwavering confidence in them.
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Wenger’s greatest strength is his loyalty and trust. But it is also his weakness and at times the Arsenal players have taken advantage of it.
However he has remained dignified, resilient and by and large faced up to the criticism head on.
Before the match, Wenger showed his emotion as he fought back at his critics.
And his players responded for him on the pitch with a display full of grit and determination.
Led by the superb Per Mertesacker, Arsenal showed a toughness which has often been lacking.
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger celebrates winning the FA Cup
Next week Wenger will walk into a board meeting to determine his future.
The general consensus is he will stay on at Arsenal despite the diminished support from the fans.
If this is to be Wenger's last match as Arsenal manager, he exits a winner and a history maker having won the FA Cup for the seventh time.
No other manager has won it as much as the Frenchman and for that at least he deserves a huge amount of respect.