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Arsene Wenger gets a stadium named after him in France

The stadium, near his hometown of Strasbourg, was unveiled yesterday with the Arsenal manager doing the ceremonial ribbon cutting

He will not be greeting you on your way in
He will not be greeting you on your way in
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Arsene Wenger returned close to home yesterday to ceremonially open the Stade de Arsene Wenger, a 500-seat stadium that will be the new home of local side USL Dippinheim:

Their club president, Peter Troesch, said during the ceremomy "He (Wenger) deserves to have one in every village in Alsace and France."

Regardless of your thoughts about Wenger as of late, one would have to be a complete block head to not recognize the enormous impact he's made on the sport and in his home country over the past 20 years. He's universally loved, for the most part, and to a person is one of the classiest, honest managers in the world.

In other news, the small, remote village of Larve, Portugal, honored their local hero today with the unveiling of the Jose Mourinho Memorial Outhouse: