A number of Manchester City fans enjoyed footage posted by the club of a stunning Kevin De Bruyne goal from two seasons ago.
The club’s official Twitter account @ManCity posted a clip of the Belgian’s 25-yard screamer against Swansea from April 2018, the midfielder driving the ball to the net from long range past a helpless Lukasz Fabianski.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) May 31, 2020
As noted by BBC, the game at the Etihad Stadium was the team’s first since reclaiming the Premier League title a week previously and Pep Guardiola’s men were given a guard of honour prior to kick-off. If the visitors were hoping that the newly-crowned champions would ease off the throttle, their hopes were extinguished within 16 minutes as Manchester City went 2-0 up.
De Bruyne’s jaw-dropping strike, his eighth league goal of 2017/18, made it 3-0 early in the second half and further goals from Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus rounded off a thumping 5-0 win for a team who would go on to record 100 Premier League points.
Was this Kevin De Bruyne's best goal in a Man City shirt?
These Manchester City fans on Twitter purred over the Belgian’s unforgiving finish:
Siri, show me the perfect strike
— Luke (@NonagonCity) May 31, 2020
I need this again. https://t.co/qCD6AmlcRS
— ChrisHulings (@ChrisHulings418) June 1, 2020
Sweet As A Nut 👌 https://t.co/ifJTnaP4jH
— Hassan Patel (@ZGamer70008000) May 31, 2020
Only thing I can’t wait to watch is this man after when the season restarts https://t.co/ag9y2AldN9
— Tolf ≡ (@matthewtolfree) May 31, 2020
Ooh Kevin De Bruyne🎶 https://t.co/BsWSFyCrhw
— Cris Hernández (@crisherosv) May 31, 2020
My Midfielder is the best in the world, A GOAT in his position
— Abdullahi Aji 😎 (@AbdullahiAbbaA) May 31, 2020
Man City fans, just how good was De Bruyne that season? Comment below with your views!
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