When Francois Hollande was elected President of France in May, one Arsenal player took a particular interest.

As the picture below shows,  Laurent Koscielny met M. Hollande when he was back in his home country.

So how did their paths cross? And is the President an Arsenal fan?

We asked Laurent for his memories of the day when he spoke to Arsenal Player at the end of the season.

Click on the image above to watch this free video interview.

With thanks to Ahmed Albinali

Laurent Koscielny and Francois Hollande

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