City unveils Sergio Aguero statue on 93:20 anniversary

Manchester City Football Club are delighted to unveil a permanent statue of club legend Sergio Aguero today at the Etihad Stadium to mark the tenth anniversary of the club’s first Premier League title and iconic ’93:20′ moment.

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The statue of Sergio Aguero, which emerged from the darkness at daybreak this morning and was unveiled to fans around the world with a specially commissioned video, completes a trinity alongside Vincent Kompany and David Silva, commemorating a defining era for the Club.

Located on the east side of the Etihad Stadium, the large-scale statue of Aguero was created by award-winning sculptor Andy Scott and is constructed with thousands of welded pieces of galvanized steel. In the evenings, the statue of Aguero and that of Kompany and Silva are specially illuminated with blue tinted lighting.

Scott, one of the most respected sculptors of his generation and known for his large-scale figurative pieces, created the statue of Aguero entirely from his Philadelphia studio, before being transported to Manchester by Etihad Cargo earlier this month.

The permanent statue of Aguero, now installed at the Etihad Stadium, celebrates his extraordinary contribution to the club’s success, and in particular his pivotal role in what was arguably one of the greatest moments in sporting history for which Manchester City will hold him forever. will remember. enthusiasts around the world.

Recently inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame, Aguero won 15 major trophies during his time at the club, including five Premier League titles, one FA Cup and a record six League Cups.

Commenting on the statue of Sergio Aguero after its installation at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak said: “Sergio Aguero’s contribution to Manchester City in a defining era for the club cannot be overstated. He is without doubt one of the best players ever played the game.

When our fans think of Sergio, they are immediately drawn to the iconic moment of 93:20 and the goal that secured the club’s first league title in 44 years, but as his record of 260 goals for the club shows, his legacy and impact on Manchester City go much further than that.

It is only fitting that Sergio has been recognized with a statue of his own, celebrating and honoring his achievements in one of the most important chapters of Manchester City’s rich and long history.”

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Reflecting on his statue, Sergio Aguero said: “Honestly, it’s very beautiful for me, to see myself 10 years ago, it’s very moving.

In those 10 years I have been able to win many trophies and help the club become one of the most important in the world.

I am very grateful to the club for making this statue in recognition of my football career in Manchester. It is something very special.”

Sculptor Andy Scott added: “It has been an honor to work on a project that means so much to Manchester City fans around the world to honor such an important player in the life of this football club.

I had no illusions about how important this was for the Club, for the fans, for Sergio himself and I hope this statue brings joy and happiness to everyone who sees it.”

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