Manchester City have won the Men’s Club of the Year award at the 2023 Ballon d’Or ceremony.

City claimed the Club of the Year award at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in 2022 and this latest prestigious prize comes in the wake of what proved an historic and record-breaking 2022/23 campaign that saw Pep Guardiola’s side claim the Treble.

Under the leadership of manager Pep Guardiola have become a by-word for excellence during the Catalan’s inspired seven-year Etihad reign but even by his glittering record of achievement, the 2022/23 campaign proved truly extraordinary.

City first secured the 2022/23 Premier League title, to claim a third successive league crown and fifth title in six years under Pep.

That was swiftly followed by the securing of a domestic double, with City beating Manchester United 2-1 at Wembley in what proved the first-ever all-Manchester FA Cup final.

And the most dramatic and successful season in the Club’s 129-year history was then sealed seven days later in early June when City beat Internazionale of Italy 1-0 in Istanbul to claim our first-ever Champions League title – and so secure the Treble for only the second time in English football.

Along the way, City also posted a series of impressive collective and individual milestones, not least our tally of 150 goals across all competitions – which was more than any other side in Europe.

Commenting on the award, City CEO Ferran Soriano said: “To be recognised at the Ballon d’Or for a second consecutive season is something that we as a Club are incredibly proud of.

“The last 12 months have seen us reach heights that have topped the success that we have consistently enjoyed.

“To win the Treble was a collective effort, from Sheikh Mansour and our shareholders, our Chairman, the board and every member of the Club staff, on top of the amazing group of players and coaches we have. It was the pinnacle of more than a decade of hard work.

“We took a moment to celebrate, but our focus now is exactly as it has always been, to work as a team, continue to play beautiful football and win as many trophies as we can.”

Erling Haaland beat Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Kylian Mbappe to win the coveted Gerd Muller after scoring the most goals in world football last season (56).

Ederson finished runner-up in the Yashin Award for the best goalkeeper honour, with Argentina and Aston Villa keeper Emiliano Martinez winning.

Congratulations to our Men’s team from everyone at Manchester City FC on this most prestigious and deserved award.