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#EricHasADog - Nottingham Forest defender Lichaj names pet 'Gunner'

From BBC - January 9, 2018

Eric Lichaj has got a dog!

The Nottingham Forest defender's quest for a pet pooch became something of an online campaign after his FA Cup heroics against Arsenal.

His two goals helped secure a shock 4-2 victory against the cup holders at the City Ground on Sunday.

But it was a deal struck with wife Kathryn that became the biggest talking point in the Lichaj family in the aftermath of Forest's famous win.

The USA international has been longing for a dog for some time, and he and Kathryn even had a pact - he scores a hat-trick and he gets a dog.

Two goals obviously do not make a hat-trick, but, after Forest team-mates and fans joined in Eric's crusade, Kathryn eventually had no choice but to relent.

Now Eric, 29, has a dog - and it is aptly named after the side which he scored twice against in the cup. Welcome 'Gunner' to the Lichaj family.

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