Manchester Metropolis have unveiled a statue of Sergio Aguero on the 10th anniversary of the retired striker’s spectacular stoppage-time purpose that clinched the club’s 1st Leading League title.
The Argentine was back again at the Etihad Stadium on Friday as City honoured their record goalscorer with a statue that depicts the moment when Aguero ripped his shirt off in celebration soon after scoring from Queens Park Rangers on the ultimate working day of the 2011-12 season.
“Truthfully, it is a quite attractive issue for me, to see myself 10 years back is quite transferring,” Aguero stated.
“In those people 10 many years, I was able to get a ton of trophies and was equipped to assist the club turn out to be one of the most crucial in the earth … It is some thing pretty unique.”
Metropolis received 5 league titles with Aguero and are on the verge of a different.
The Argentine scored a club-file 260 ambitions for Town and was a vital player in the progress of the workforce as a significant drive. Ahead of 2012, Town had not received the English title due to the fact 1968.
The 33-year-aged switched to Barcelona previous off-period but retired in December because of a heart challenge.
The statue, sculpted by Philadelphia-dependent Scottish artist Andy Scott, joins identical tributes to Aguero’s previous teammates Vincent Kompany and David Silva by now installed outside the stadium.