Sergio Aguero scored two vital goals for Manchester City as they defeated their bogey Side Stoke at the Brittannia Stadium for the first time in 5 seasons. Aguero, however, will not be remembered for his two goals on the night but for a cheeky attemot to score a goal with his glove. Aguero tried to create his own version “glove of GOD” of Maradona’s infamous goal against England in the 1986 World Cup.

Unlike Maradona, Aguero could not play the bluff game successfully as Referee Lee Mason spotted the act by the Argentine Superstar and disallowed the goal and since that time on Aguero was facing constant Booes and Jeers by the Stoke fans. Aguero with his left hand fingers and tried to guid the ball in to the net using his Glove and the ref Lee Mason was inclined to allow the goal as well, which would have put City ahead 2-1 at the half time.

Man City players were loud in appeals and so were Stoke players who clearly saw the incident from a close range, especially defender Mark Muniesa. Amid all of the appeals, Aguero quietly moved away from the scene and refrained from making any kind of gesture of appeal. Due to protests, ref consulted with his linesman and correctly disallowed the goal. The decision was widely applauded by the Stoke fans and became the reason of hatred against Aguero.

Aguero was in for the stick mainly because Maradona’s act “hand of GOD” happened against England in the 1986 World Cup and it brought all the wrong memories in Stoke fans’ minds and they expressed it with loud Booes and Jeers. Aguero’s act however will not be remembered for as long as Maradona’s, because the goal was disallowed, he was booked and above all of that he scored two brilliant goals on the night.

Aguero scored his first goals for City since December 3 and has kept City’s push for the title on the track. City currently trail Chelsea in the rcae for Premier League title by 7 points. 

  • SHARE

    A sports enthusiast. A keen follower of Football, Cricket, Darts, Tennis & F1. Biggest passion is Manchester United. Love to express views on the game of football.

    Related Posts

    Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Gautam Gambhir, Delhi, Vidarbha, Aditya Sarwate

    Ranji Trophy 2017/18: Delhi Thumps Madhya Pradesh; Vidarbha Crush Kerala in Quarter-final

    On the final day of the quarter-final round of the Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Delhi clinched the match by seven wickets against Madhya Pradesh after...

    Ronaldinho planning 2018 farewell tour

    Rio de Janeiro, Dec 11: Ronaldinho is planning a series of testimonial matches with his former clubs before officially announcing his retirement from football. The 37-year-old...

    Freiburg shock Cologne 4-3 in German Bundesliga

    Berlin, Dec 11: Last-placed Cologne squandered a three-goal advantage and lost 4-3 to Freiburg to complete the 15th round of Bundesliga action. Nils Petersen's hat-trick helped...

    Club Bolivar crowned Bolivian football champions

    La Paz, Dec 11: Club Bolivar won Bolivia's Clausura first division title with a 1-1 draw at Nacional Potosi. Marcos Riquelme, on Sunday, opened the scoring...

    Atletico Madrid knocks off Real Betis

    Seville (Spain), Dec 11: Atletico Madrid continued to put pressure on La Liga leader Barcelona with a 1-0 away win over Real Betis in the...