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Jack Wilshere Regrets Having a Smoke

  • AFP, Monday, July 28, 2014 2:45 PM

What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was caught on camera earlier this summer smoking a cigarette in a hotel pool in Las Vegas while on vacation.

"The smoking? Of course I regret it," said Wilshere, who was also photographed smoking outside a nightclub last year. "I've been seen before doing it. I said then I made a mistake and I have made a mistake again. People make mistakes. I'm young [22] and I'll learn from it. I realize the consequences it has and the effect on kids growing up.

"I have kids myself and I don't want them growing up to think their dad smokes and it's OK for a footballer to smoke, because it's not. It's unacceptable and I will accept the consequences and I will move on."

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