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Arsenal's Jack Wilshere charged for foul-mouthed outburst toward Spurs during cup celebrations

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LONDON — Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been charged with misconduct after his foul-mouthed outburst toward rival club Tottenham during his team's FA Cup victory celebrations.

Wilshere took to the microphone during Arsenal's open-top bus parade in London on Sunday and chanted a song about Spurs that contained an expletive. He was in the middle of another expletive-filled song when Arsenal broke off from the live broadcast on the club's in-house media channel.

The English Football Association says on Wednesday that Wilshere has been charged because his conduct "was improper and/or brought the game into disrepute."

Wilshere has until June 10 to respond to the charge.

Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0 to retain the FA Cup on Saturday. Wilshere came off the bench in the second half.

PHOTO: Arsenal's Jack Wilshere, left, celebrates with team mates during their bus top English FA Cup victory parade through the streets of London, Sunday May 31, 2015. Arsenal won a record 12th FA Cup title Saturday with a dominant 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the final at Wembley Stadium. (Scott Heavey / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere, left, celebrates with team mates during their bus top English FA Cup victory parade through the streets of London, Sunday May 31, 2015. Arsenal won a record 12th FA Cup title Saturday with a dominant 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the final at Wembley Stadium. (Scott Heavey / PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

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