Arsenal Stars Escape Reality At Oculus Event

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Arsenal Stars Escape Reality At Oculus Event
March 10, 2017
Arsenal players Nacho Monreal, Lucas Perez, Hector Bellerin, Emiliano Martinez and Danielle Carter (left to right) at Thursday night's event held by Oculus
 

Arsenal have had a difficult time recently, and it would be no surprise to hear that some of their players wanted to escape reality.

 

They were afforded an opportunity to forget their 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich earlier this week on Thursday when they attended a launch night held by Oculus.

 

Arsene Wenger's players tried on the virtual reality headsets and looked to be having a great time at the event, with left back Nacho Monreal the most obviously enthusiastic about the technology.

Monreal looks enthusiastic about the virtual reality headset during Thursday night's event
Arsenal reserve goalkeeper Martinez gets to grips with the gaming system on Thursday

 

Monreal was joined at the event by compatriots Lucas Perez and Hector Bellerin, and fellow Spanish speaker Emiliano Martinez also attended.

 

And Martinez took to Instagram to express how much he had enjoyed using the Oculus Rift.

 

He wrote: 'Down time with the boys last night @Oculus event!'

 

The foursome played a basketball game at the event, which was also attended by celebrities Jonathan Ross, Nick Grimshaw and band Foals.  

Arsenal stars Bellerin and Martinez (up), and Perez and Monreal pose for photographs
Martinez watches on as others laugh at Arsenal left back Monreal during the event
Chelsea youngsters Josimar Quintero, Kayne Ramsey and Kasey Palmer (up) and Arsenal Ladies star Danielle Carter (down) also attended the event organised by Oculus
Bellerin gets to grips with the virtual reality device after Arsenal's Champions League woe
 

Arsenal's players were not the only footballers trying out the Oculus gear. Swansea's Jordi Amat also showed up.

 

And Chelsea had their own representatives, with Huddersfield Town loanee Kasey Palmer and academy players Josimar Quintero and Kayne Ramsey in attendance.

 

Arsenal Ladies star Danielle Carter posed for a photo with her fellow Arsenal players. 

 

Bellerin and Co take on Lincoln City in the FA Cup quarter-final on Saturday. 

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