Legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger joined several other celebrities to pay tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II. The United Kingdom is in a state of mourning after Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96 on Thursday.

As a mark of respect for the Queen, football games at all levels were suspended at the weekend including Premier League games. Royal Family members have already agreed funeral activities and it was released to the public some days back. According to the information from the Royal Family, the burial ceremony for Queen Elizabeth II will take place next week Monday.

Arsene Wenger paid tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II on his Instagram account as he extolled her virtues. The Frenchman met the late Queen Elizabeth II while he was the Arsenal manager around fifteen years ago. Arsene Wenger led his Arsenal players to visit the Queen at the Buckingham Palace in February 2007.
Frenchman Wenger and Arsenal players such as Thierry Henry, Cesc Fabregas, Gilberto Silva and many more were invited by the late Queen Elizabeth II after she missed the opening of the Emirates Stadium in the summer of 2006. The Queen was almost set to commission the Emirates Stadium before she cancelled at the last minute due to health issues. In her place, his son, Prince William commissioned the new stadium. In a bid to make up for her inability to make the commissioning event of the Emirates Stadium, the late Queen invited the Arsenal players to her palace.
Frenchman Arsene Wenger was instrumental to the stadium upgrade at Arsenal after they left Highbury for the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners have not been able to win any major trophy since they started calling the Emirates Stadium home apart from the FA Cup titles and Community Shields.