Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero says the new statue of him to mark the 10th anniversary of the club’s first Premier League title has captured the best moment in his time with Manchester City. According to him, he said: “It is the best moment of my life”. The statue, unveiled at the Etihad Stadium, celebrates Aguero’s goal in the fourth minute of injury time in the final game of the 2011-12 season.
Manchester City Unveils Sergio Aguero Statue
The goal won City their first Premier League title of the Abu Dhabi era. “It was the best moment of my life,” said Aguero. He also said: “, For me, that moment changed my life, changed the club and everything. That moment always will be in my heart.”
The statue was created by sculptor Andy Scott galvanised steel statue of Argentine Aguero and was revealed on Friday and joins statues of fellow Manchester City legends Vincent Kompany and David Silva on the east side of the Etihad. The club’s chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak said Aguero’s goal against QPR in 2012, which denied rivals Manchester United from winning the title, “changed everything”.
Speaking about that Sergio Aguero said: “Khaldoon said the truth.” “We don’t know what would have happened if we’d lost the Premier League that year.” “That year changed everything because the next years we started winning more titles.” The Argentine star won five Premier League titles, one, FA Cup and six League Cups with City. He also won 15 major trophies in 10 years with City and is the fourth-highest scoring player in Premier League history with an impressive 184 goals in 275 games.
The 33-year-old striker left City last summer for a spell at Barcelona, which was cut short after the Argentine was diagnosed with a heart condition that forced his retirement. Sculptor Scott said: “It has been an honor to work on a project that means so much to Manchester City fans around the world in celebration of such an important player in the life of this football club.”