A first half, in which the Gunners dominated their London rivals, see them take the lead through Alexis Sanchez controversial opener and created enough chances after to be out of sight.
That was made even more of a possibility, when Victor Moses dived in the Arsenal penalty area, and was promptly given a second yellow.
Going down to 10 men seemed to galvanise the blues, and when Arsenal failed to clear their lines, Diego Costa deflected shot deceived David Ospina and flew into the back of net.
Chelsea’s comeback, though, lasted only minutes, as a thrilling move, was finished off by Welsh international ‘s Aaron Ramsey head to the delight of the Arsenal fans behind that goal at Wembley.
With Arsenal finishing the season 5th, next season will feature no Champions League football at Emirates, but instead Europa League action will be the destination, won this season by Manchester United.
It was announced this week, that Arsene Wenger will be managing his team next season as the Arsenal board offered the Frenchman a 2 year contract.
“I love this club and I am looking forward to the future with optimism and exceitement,” Wenger, has been at the North London club since 1996 and guided Arsenal to a record 13th FA Cup successs, told the official club website.
At Hampden Park, Celtic completed a fantastic season by coming from behind to beat Aberdeen 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final.
Brendan Rogers team, who went the whole season unbeaten as they dominated the SPL season, become the first team in Scotland to complete an unbeaten treble.