Sergio Aguero grew to become the Premier League’s main overseas goalscorer by hitting a hat-trick in Manchester City’s 6-1 thrashing of Aston Villa on today in 2020.
The Argentina striker surpassed Frenchman Thierry Henry because the competitors’s high abroad marksman at Villa Park after taking his tally to 177 objectives in 255 matches.
Aguero additionally claimed the report of probably the most hat-tricks within the league’s historical past, together with his twelfth treble seeing him transfer previous former Blackburn and Newcastle striker Alan Shearer.
“I’m so happy for the record,” stated the then 31-year-old, who joined City from Atletico Madrid in 2011.
“But I thank my team-mates because they helped me this year. I’m so happy.
“I want to keep scoring more goals, but it all depends on my team-mates. If they pass to me, then it’s fine.”
Aguero went on to attain 184 Premier League objectives for City, inserting him fifth on the all-time record, earlier than shifting to Barcelona in 2021.
He held the report for probably the most Premier League objectives scored for a single membership till it was overtaken by former Tottenham captain Harry Kane.
City boss Pep Guardiola stated of Aguero: “He will die scoring goals. He is one of the best, no doubt. The best is (Lionel) Messi but the rest? Sergio is absolutely one of them.
“It’s an honour to be here the day he achieved that.
“There are players through the incredible history of English football and he is one of them, he helps to make the Premier League and English football better.”