Wigan's James McArthur Doesn't Let Birth of Child Stop Him Watching Arsenal Game

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterFebruary 20, 2014

WIGAN, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15:  James McArthur of Wigan Athletic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers at the DW Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Clint Hughes/Getty Images)
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The birth of a child is one of those once-in-a-lifetime events when everything stops—it's all about you, your loved one and the arrival of a new person into the world.

Unless you're Wigan Athletic's James McArthur, in which case it's all those things, but also a chance to use hospital television to catch the Champions League game between Arsenal and Bayern Munich:

His other half looks suitably unimpressed.

All the best to the little McArthur—and good luck getting the remote control on a Champions League night.