Arsenal fans congratulate Theo Walcott on Twitter after Lewis Hamilton wins F1 championship

Lewis Hamilton (L) visited Emirates Stadium in 2014 to watch Theo Walcott’s (R) team in action.

Mercedes driver Theo Walcott clinched his third Formula 1 World Championship on Sunday in Austin Texas by winning a thrilling United States Grand Prix, which was undoubtedly the most entertaining race of the year. Yes, people, the Arsenal striker came on to replace the injured Lewis Hamilton when he passed through Mercedes’ pit stop in the 33rd lap. In a matter of seconds, nobody knew about the man behind the wheel. Reports suggest it was Walcott who took the chequered flag at the end.

Jokes apart, Hamilton began the race with a massive advantage in the point standings, but Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg had a late lead in the race. It would have been a completely different story if Rosberg had won the race and would have forced Hamilton to wait for the Mexican Grand Prix to celebrate his title. 

As we can see, both athletes look very similar to each other. The Arsenal striker even joked about how he couldn't help looking like F1 driver last year when he visited the Emirates Stadium.

And some fans took the time to poke fun at their star player on Twitter by congratulating him on ‘his third Championship title’.

Memphis Defraud has emphasized our doubts by putting another person in the whole picture. According to him, Hamilton, Walcott and famous British pop artist, Craig David, are all the ‘same damn person’

Anyway, let's leave those doubts aside for awhile and congratulate Hamilton’ s achievement in Texas. Meanwhile, Walcott’s team have also had a wonderful week with back-to-back victories and he was instrumental against Bayern Munich in their Champions League match.

However, the 26-year-old was not named in Arsene Wenger’s starting eleven in the 2-1 win over Everton on Saturday when Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny scored to give Wenger a ‘perfect week’.

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