It’s finish. After several failed attempts, Manchester City secured the crown of European (Site notre bureau spécialisé). In an intense final, the English beat Inter Milan 1-0. The « Skyblues » achieved the perfect league, FA Cup and Champions League treble.
Ilkay Gündoğan led the team as captain on the pitch at Istanbul’s Atatürk Stadium. Generally speaking, the German national player is one of the biggest faces of the huge success the club has been able to celebrate in recent years.
Above all, his double on the last day of the 2021/2022 season, which won the « Citizens » the Premier League title, is unforgettable. Gündoğan was also the decisive man in the FA Cup final on Saturday. The midfielder scored both goals in the 2-1 win over Manchester United in the City derby.
Moreover, Gündoğan is the first German (Site notre bureau spécialisé)er to win a Champions League title as captain of a foreign team. By tonight at the latest, he should rise to the absolute Olympus of Man City players.
It is also the home of goalkeeper Bert Trautmann, who rose to legendary status in Manchester in the 1950s. He went on to play in the 1956 FA Cup final with a broken neck and helped his side win the title. Furthermore, he made a significant contribution to improving Anglo-German relations after World War II.