Eddie Nketiah wore a broad grin and had the match ball tucked under his arm in his post-match interview with Arsenal Media on Tuesday night.
Our striker had just claimed his first senior hat-trick and he was understandably delighted with how his evening went as we beat Sunderland.
“It’s amazing,” he said. “It’s great to go through to the next round, and obviously lovely to score a hat-trick in the process.
“I am just really grateful to my team-mates for the assists, and grateful to be out there to contribute.
“It’s a different feeling [to my debut against Norwich] but that night will always live long as a special memory. It’s another one to add to the collection and obviously it’s nice to get my first senior hat-trick and now I’m looking for and hungry for more.
“My family were here watching and to share that moment with the supporters is great for me, and the boys have signed [the match ball] so I will keep it and remember it. It’s a good moment.”