Sergio Aguero has gone into detail as to why he told a police officer at the Vitality Stadium in August 2017 to “f*** off”.
The incident, which was initially reported as an assault on a steward, happened during the celebrations of Manchester City’s victory against the Cherries at the start of their 100-point season in 2017/18. After Raheem Sterling’s 97th-minute winner – and the celebration which earned him a red card – fans were accused of spilling out onto the field.
One, a student from Bolton, was pinned to the ground by a group of police officers, prompting Sergio Aguero to intervene. In Lou Martín and Pol Ballús‘ new book, Pep’s City: The Making of a Superteam, he explained his point of view from that day.
The Argentine striker said, “I saw that they had got hold of one of our fans, four against one, and were practically smothering him. It was outright abuse. The guy couldn’t breathe. Then this cop starts giving me a hard time, so I tell him to f*** off. Nothing more serious than that.”
Bournemouth dropped any talk of assault shortly after the game by calling it a “misunderstanding”.
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