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City 100: Team of the Year and Danilo's dazzler

DAZZLING: Danilo netted an absolute worldie away at Burnley...

DAZZLING: Danilo netted an absolute worldie away at Burnley...

Ton up! In celebration of our City Centurions' remarkable, record-smashing season, we are running a 100-themed summer feature...

With your help, we fondly recall '100 reasons to smile' from our wonderful 2017/18 campaign, which ended in spectacular fashion as the Blues clinched an unprecedented 100 Premier League points.

Share your favourite memories from an incredible season - the awesome, the eye-catching; the heart-warming and pride-inducing - on Twitter @ManCity, no matter how big or small... and yours could be featured over the next few weeks.

45Team of the Year

As you may know, the 2017/18 campaign heralded plenty of cause for celebration...

With a third Premier League title clinched (with a remarkable 100 points gained, no less), in addition to another League Cup success and a seemingly infinite number of records smashed into oblivion, Pep Guardiola’s second season in charge will forever be remembered fondly to say the least!

Hailed as one of – if not the­ – greatest team ever to grace the English top flight, City’s fantastic accolades earned deserved recognition across the globe.

The players themselves also earned merited acclaim. In fact, five of them were included in the PFA’s Team of the Year.

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Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Nicolas Otamendi, Kyle Walker and Sergio Aguero were all named in the list – and (without portraying bias) there could have been several more inclusions.

Astonishingly, the achievement marked the first time Aguero had been recognised in the XI in his seven seasons in England. (Ridiculous, we know!)

The brilliant De Bruyne, who also won the Premier League Playmaker of the Year title, having claimed the most assists, created more chances than any other player in the league.

The ever-shining Silva tallied the highest pass completion rate of any attack-minded player in the division with 89%, while Otamendi made a record number of successful passes – and at least 300 more than any other player.

Walker’s first season at the Etihad Stadium saw the right-back clock up six assists, bettering his previous top-flight returns.

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46Danilo's dazzler

As a general rule, even the most adventurous full-backs are not known for their goalscoring prowess.

However, when the world discovered what Danilo has in his locker when City travelled to Burnley, there were calls for the Brazilian to shoot more often!

Fuelling the pleasing concept that City boast goalscorers all over the pitch, the 26-year-old netted an absolute worldie at Turf Moor to open the scoring – and his personal account.

READ: City launch Centurions trophy tour

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Collecting Bernardo Silva’s square pass 25-yards out, an attempt on goal looked ambitious (particularly for a defender) but Danilo – with incredible nonchalance, it has to be said – unleashed an unstoppable effort past Tom Pope and into the far corner.

Executed to perfection with impressive power and unerring accuracy, it was a sensational finish.

Sadly, Danilo’s outrageous effort did not prove enough to claim all three points for the Blues, as Burnley’s Johann Berg Gudmundsson cancelled out the strike late on… but unsurprisingly, it did earn a nomination for the Nissan Goal of the Season award.

EVERY ANGLE: Watch Danilo's superb strike against Burnley.



Every Angle: Danilo v Burnley

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City launch Centurions trophy tour

WORLD VIEW: We'll be celebrating our Centurions' season with a global trophy tour!

To celebrate Manchester City’s Premier League and Carabao Cup victories last season, the Club will be taking the trophies on the road for the Centurions Trophy Tour, presented by Etihad Airways.

The Centurions Trophy Tour, presented by Etihad Airways, will visit 15 cities across the coming weeks

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Belgium and Brazil into World Cup quarter-final

RUSSIA 2018: Belgium and Brazil are through to the quarter-finals

Brazil and Belgium both progressed to the quarter-final of the World Cup after yet another dramatic day of last-16 action in Russia.

All the latest from Russia as England prepare to face Colombia in last-16