Sergio Aguero is a prolific football striker who hails from Argentina. He has been playing for Manchester City since 2011 and is the record goal-scorer for the club, having scored 257 from 384 games across competitions, besides winning 13 domestic titles.
Meta: Sergio Aguero is a prolific football striker who hails from Argentina. He has been playing for Manchester City since 2011 and is the record goal-scorer for the club, having scored 257 from 384 games across competitions, besides winning 13 domestic titles.
Fecund Argentine striker Sergio Aguero, a legend for Manchester City, would leave the club at the end of the ongoing 2020-21 season. The club confirmed the development on Monday evening, thus bringing an end to his eventful and successful 10-year stay at the Etihad Stadium.
Aguero at City
The Argentine joined the club in 2011 and has since been a sensation, becoming the highest goal-scorer in the club’s history. Besides scoring 257 goals from 384 matches across tournaments, he has helped the side become a force in England during his stint, winning 13 domestic titles.
His most memorable stint happened to the opening season when he fired in the last-minute scorer against Queen’s Park Rangers to hand City its maiden English Premier League title. Since then, he has been a part of numerous success with the side and is popularly regarded as one of the fertile goal-scorers in EPL history, besides being the most destructive goal-scorers, considering goals scored per minute.
Khaldoon Al Mubarak, City Chairman, has asserted that a statue of Aguero would be installed in the coming days, as his legacy would be immortalised, alongside fellow club legends David Silva and Vincent Kompany. “Sergio’s contribution to Manchester City over the last ten years cannot be overstated. His legend will be indelibly etched into the memories of everyone who loves the Club and maybe even in those who simply love football,” he said in a statement by the club.
“In the meantime, it gives me great pleasure to announce that we will be commissioning an artist to create a statue of Sergio to live at the Etihad Stadium, alongside the ones under construction for Vincent and David. And, we look forward to the opportunity to bid Sergio a fitting farewell at the end of the season,” he concluded.
Farewell and future
Aguero’s final game at Etihad would be against Everton on May 23. It is expected that fans would be allowed inside the venue by then, as a perfect farewell is being arranged for him. Meanwhile, his future club is yet uncertain, with rumours of him joining Chelsea, Barcelona or even city rival Manchester United is doing rounds.
Last Updated Mar 30, 2021, 1:39 PM IST