Manchester City Youngster Rico Lewis in Disbelief After Scoring Maiden Goal for Club

Manchester City Youngster Rico Lewis in Disbelief After Scoring Maiden Goal for Club

Rene Otinga
November 3, 2022 at 8:02 AM
  • Rico Lewis made his first start for Manchester City in the Champions League clash against Sevilla on Wednesday
  • The academy graduate lit up the Etihad Stadium with a goal that also left him in disbelief somehow
  • City cruised to a 3-1 victory and will face either Club Brugge, Inter Milan, Frankfurt, Milan, RB Leipzig or PSG

Manchester City fans absolutely loved Rico Lewis’ reaction after getting his first goal in Manchester City colours.

The 17-year-old right-back was on target, as City came from behind to beat their Spanish opponents to consolidate their top status in their Champions League group.

Rico coolly slotted home the equaliser for his goal to cancel out Rafa Mir’s opener in the game on Wednesday, November 2.

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Rico Lewis of Manchester City reacts during the UEFA Champions League group G match against Sevilla FC at the Etihad Stadium on November 02. Photo by Michael Regan.
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As reported on Sky Sports, this was Lewis’ first Champions League start after he was handed his debut in the game against Copenhagen a couple of days ago.

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In a video doing the rounds on Twitter, Lewis is seen cupping his mouth moments after scoring, as though in disbelief, and his teammates soon surround him to celebrate.

The scene was as funny as it was cute, and fans on social media also saw the warm side to it.

"Swear his shirt is too big, but I guess that doesn't matter when the boots fit well! Fair play to the lad!" one fan commented.
"Absolutely brilliant game from Rico Lewis. The talent this club has coming through is fantastic!" another added.

His goal also made him Manchester City’s youngest-ever goal scorer in the Champions League at 17 years and 346 days.

The youngster also received a standing ovation from the South stand after scoring his first senior goal.

Another sublime assist for KDB

Sports Brief also reported on Kevin de Bruyne’s sublime assist to Julian Alvarez in the same game.

The Belgian produced another of his sublime passes to set Alvarez up on Wednesday, as Guardiola brought him on to seek out a winner for his side.

The ingenious midfielder is now up to 11 goal assists in all competitions this season.

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