Aaron Ramsdale trolls Rob Holding about 'new hairline' after goal against West Ham
'Only took six years and a new hairline'
Aaron Ramsdale joked with Rob Holding about his 'new hairline' after the defender scored in the Gunners' important victory over West Ham United on Sunday.
Mikel Arteta's men secured a 2-1 win against David Moyes' side, with centre-backs Gabriel and Holding both getting on the scoresheet at the London Stadium.
Holding opened the scoring for the away side in the 38th minute - heading home from Bukayo Saka's corner. However, the Hammers responded well and levelled proceedings through Jarrod Bowen just before half-time.
Brazilian defender Gabriel made it 2-1 in the 54th minute, heading past Łukasz Fabiański in the West Ham goal.
Ramsdale jokes about Holding's hairline
Holding's first-half header was his first Premier League goal, and teammate Ramsdale was quick to tease the 26-year-old about it - as well as his 'new hairline'.
Speaking to Sky Sports in a post-match interview, Holding was discussing his goal before the England goalkeeper jokingly interrupted him.
"Yeah, I mean I've scored a few Carabao Cup goals, but it's nice to get my first Premier League goal and hopefully we can build on that and get some more," said the defender.
Ramsdale replied: "It's only took six years and a new hairline!"
The Gunners centre-back responded by saying: "Oh come on mate" before the pair the enjoyed a laugh.
🗣 “Only took six years and a new hairline.”
Aaron Ramsdale’s response to Rob Holding scoring his first Premier League goal.
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) May 1, 2022
Arsenal man opens on struggles with self-confidence
Holding has previously opened up on his struggles with self-confidence as a result of his hair loss, revealing that a hair transplant at a London clinic helped transform his mental health.
Speaking in October, he said: "Because it’s World Mental Health Day, I struggled so much with my hair and self confidence.
"Wimpole Clinic in London treated me so well and I’m so happy with the results.
"I have so many messages of other people affected by simple mental health issues and self confidence issues.
"I couldn’t recommend this place enough, let’s all be better."
The 26-year-old has made 18 appearances in all competitions this season, featuring 12 times in the Premier League.
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