Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep's Greatest Sport Moment Was Medinah 'Miracle'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep's Greatest Sport Moment Was Medinah 'Miracle'

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PEP Guardiola claims witnessing Europe's Ryder Cup triumph in 2012 was his greatest ever experience in sport.

The City manager led Barcelona to two Champions League crowns and also won the European Cup as a player with the Catalan giants.

But he says nothing can compare to the 'miracle' in Medinah four years ago.

Guardiola was a special guest of European captain Jose Maria Olazabal for the final day when the USA led 10-6. Europe came back to win, with Martin Kaymer sinking the crucial putt.

He said: "Wow. Believe me, I was a football player, I was so lucky, because it was an amazing experience, as a coach the same. We won prizes as football players, and as a coach, but always you remember not the prizes when you finish, you remember the time you spend, you have fun in the locker room with the guys, and how many times you laugh. …

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