The non-European with the most number of goals in the Premier League, City’s highest goal-getter and holder of numerous other records, Sergio Aguero never gets tired of scoring. Since coming to Manchester City, he has carved out a niche for himself in City fans’ minds and is one of the best strikers around, even at 31.
Very much in Pep Guardiola’s plans for the chase of a quadruple, we take a look at some of the best goals the Argentina international has scored.
5. Manchester City v QPR, 2012-13 Premier League
The Agueroooooooo moment! The moment that still gives City fans goosebumps. City clinched the Premier League on the final day against QPR beating Manchester United to the title by goal difference.
And THAT goal came from their talisman Sergio Aguero. Staring at defeat, City came back into the match thanks to a Eden Dzeko goal and Aguero scored in injury time to give City a title that is still cherished by many as the most important moment in their footballing history.
4. Napoli v Manchester City, 2016-17 UEFA Champions League
The goal that made him the outright top scorer in a Man City shirt, Sergio Aguero’s goal against Napoli on a damp night in Naples characterizes what Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City stands for.
Latching on to a Leroy Sane pass, Aguero kept his calm and went past one defender before fending off another and shooting past Pepe Reina. The match ended 2-4 in City’s favor.
3. Manchester City v Bayern Munich, 2014-15 UEFA Champions League
Pep Guardiola was given a taste of his own medicine on the night Aguero decided to take it on himself to take Manchester City to the knockouts of the Champions League. Needing a victory to proceed, the Argentine ace first delivered a penalty past Manuel Neuer and then scored two goals in 5 minutes to send City rumbling into the next stage.
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10 men Bayern had a job at hand and Aguero’s heroics couldn’t have come at a better time. The second goal he scored was the best of the lot as he latched onto a weak pass, dribbled past one defender and stabbed it past Neuer to show Pep what lies at City for him.
2. Manchester City v Manchester United, 2013-14 Premier League
Sergio Aguero is synonymous with City’s rise to the global scene and demolition of cross-town rivals Manchester United. The man with the most number of goals in a City shirt in Manchester derbies, Aguero started off the 2013-14 season in style by flicking a wonderful goal against the Red Devils.
After a teasing phase of play from Samir Nasri, the Argentine scored off an Alexander Kolarov cross into the box.
1. Manchester City v Swansea City, 2011-12 Premier League
First day of the season, first match in a City shirt, first shot on target and what a hit. Aguero came to England destined to become a legend and boy did he announce his arrival in style.
Replacing Nigel de Jong at the hour mark, Aguero took on a pass outside the box and shot from 30 yards out to send home a perfect shot into the top corner.