It's time to reveal the Gunners' Greatest 50 Goals - as voted for by Arsenal's fans.
The Russian playmaker's first strike for the club was mouthwatering.
Arsenal led Blackburn by one goal at Emirates Stadium when Denilson initiated a slick move in the 65th minute. The Brazilian swapped passes with Alex Song and then curved a perfect pass into Arshavin's path on the left.
He collected the ball near the byline and, at that moment, there was little on and much to do.
But Arshavin dropped a shoulder, shimmied past Danny Simpson and found the perfect trajectory from the acutest of angles to lift the ball over Paul Robinson and into the top corner.
Arsenal fans have seen a broad spectrum of spectacular goals down the years and this was one of the best.
Copyright 2022 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source.