The tables were turned on Theo Walcott on Friday, as talkSPORT’s live interview with the Everton winger was interrupted by his kids telling him to leave!
Walcott has joined Jim White and Arsenal legend Martin Keown on the air to anticipate Saturday’s FA Cup final between the Gunners and Chelsea.
But it soon became clear that the 31-year-old had more to thank than just answering our questions …
Walcott has called from his postseason vacation with his young family, and it looks like his two sons are quite numerous as he tries to juggle his soccer and daddy duties.
“I tell you what, this must be a first – I’m currently 15 meters in the air on a net, running with the kids and it’s absolutely chaotic,” the winger laughed.
“It’s funny! I have one of them telling me he wants to get off, I’m being told by the other. I’m going to get off, I’m out of breath here!
You can listen to the funny start of Walcott’s interview on talkSPORT above!
The former Arsenal man knows all it takes to lift the FA Cup, as his former club aim to extend his record and win it for the 14th time.
Walcott has lifted the cup three times in an Arsenal shirt and he dismissed the suggestion that modern players have lost their love for the historic tournament, admitting that his Everton teammates would “ bite his hand ” for a chance to win it.
“As an English player it has always been a dream to play in the FA Cup, let alone win it three times,” he told talkSPORT host Jim White.
“People say the love for the FA Cup is gone, but it sucks in my opinion, it’s a cup that every player remembers and wants to win.
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“I’m one of the lucky players to win it, and there are guys in the Everton locker room who would bite my hand for being in the same situation.
“Looking back at all of my jerseys, not many players trade more jerseys but obviously I’ve been around for a long time and I think back to the 2005 and 2006 jerseys, I have a Leighton Baines jersey that I managed to get. signs him, little things like that mean so much to me.
“They might not mean much to someone else, that’s good, but I can show them to my kids, the medals too, that’s what it is.
“The memories will always stay with me, scoring a goal in an FA Cup final and winning it with such class [beating Aston Villa 4-0 in 2015], also scoring the Carling Cup final, you ask any kid and that’s what he wants to do.
And speaking of children, Theo didn’t stick around as his father’s chores soon beckoned him.
You can listen to the full interview above!