Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero Feared Mario May Ruin THAT Goal

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero Feared Mario May Ruin THAT Goal

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SERGIO Aguero has revealed how 'crazy' Mario Balotelli nearly derailed the greatest City moment of all time.

The Blues striker was worried that the Italian - who teed up his 94thminute title-winning goal - was not listening as he plotted the moment.

The fifth anniversary of that unforgettable goal falls tomorrow, and Aguero mentioned how he tried to tell Balotelli what he had in mind.

"I said to Mario Balotelli 'Stay close to me, I'm going to try and play a one-two at some point,'" said Aguero.

"Mario just went 'Yeah, yeah, yeah!' I don't know if he was actually listening to me! He is a bit crazy so maybe he didn't understand!" But it panned out just as Aguero had planned, as he dropped deep to pick up the ball, and played it into Balotelli, who returned the pass to create the space for Kun. …

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