Sergio Agüero breaks scoring record as Manchester City crushes Everton & #39

Open 64 minutes, the Etihad Stadium rises to applaud Sergio Aguero's entry, while Manchester City's record goalscorer is 389 and for the last time. The 10,000 returning fans had been given what they wanted by Pep Guardiola: one last look at goal-scoring genius to crown this title-celebrating jambore.

The city was already on track, thanks to strikes from Kevin De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus and Phil Foden. Aguero delivered, scoring twice to take the City total of 219, 183. That puts him ahead of Wayne Rooney for most goals in competition for a single club at Manchester United.

First, Aguero tricked Mason Holgate with a lightning bolt that sent the Everton defender to a different zip code. Jordan Pickford then ran out of chances for Everton's goal from outside his fatal right foot. He pointed to the little sorcerer's most dishonest grin and confusion, with a hint of endearing indifference.

No. 10 has been on the field for seven minutes – and what was already a grandstand finish became a fairy tale when the record-breaking goal arrived five minutes later. It came via a high bouncing headmaster before diverting the ball to Pickford's left.

Sergio Agüero scores his second and manchester city's fifth goal.
Sergio Aguero scored the second and Manchester City's fifth goal. Photo: Carl Recine / Reuters 84403

Aguero's opening was celebrated by a number of teammates, including Ederson, who raced 90 above the penalty area. The latter was met with laughter and disbelief at what was witnessed.

2011 – Center forward famous “93:20” Premier League championship strike in 12 seasons. A chance came in the same area as the goal – close to the visitors' left post – to complete the hat-trick against Queens Park Rangers, but this time Pickford saved.

There were other opportunities to do this – notably through a title – but there would be no. Still, it ended up being a pretty magical cameo the day City beat Chelsea ahead of Saturday's Champions League final to the championship trophy.

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