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'It gives us more hunger, more tenacity' - Inside Man City's year as Champions League winners

The destruction of Real Madrid. The realisation that winning the Champions League meant winning a treble. Nevizade Street. The nightmare journey to reach the Ataturk Stadium. That Kyle Walker decision. Kevin De Bruyne's injury.

Manu Akanji's underhit backpass. Ederson's save from Lautaro Martinez. Rodri's finish and the split-second of silence before the ball hit the back of the net. Ruben Dias' clearance from under his own crossbar. Ederson's save from Romelu Lukaku. Ederson's save from Robin Gosens. The full-time whistle. The treble.

It's hard to believe that Manchester City's Champions League success was a whole year ago, but memories of that weekend in Istanbul will be all over the social media timelines of fans today. City couldn't defend their crown, but have thoroughly enjoyed their status as European champions.

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The party started as soon as the whistle blew and Ilkay Gundogan raised the trophy into the Turkish sky. As the City fans began their arduous hours-long journey back into the city centre, the tunes were blaring in the dressing room and the party continued all night. Jack Grealish didn't take off his City kit, and the squad made time for a night in Ibiza before parading through Manchester a couple of nights later.

Some players made it clear they hadn't slept since the final, and others looked a little worse for wear. They would go off on a well-deserved holiday while the club took advantage of their status as newly-crowned European champions.

The trophy embarked on a worldwide tour along with the Premier League and FA

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