Aguero: Premier League title-winning goal for Manchester City against QPR is the most important of my life

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Sergio Aguero says his Premier League-winning goal against QPR is the most important of his life.

The Argentine struck in injury time of the last game of the 2011-12 season to secure Manchester City's first title of the Premier League, beating Manchester United to the trophy.

The dramatic climax to the campaign.is remembered as one of the most iconic moments in Premier League history, and is Aguero's biggest goal. 

What has been said?

"That goal for me is the most important of my life. All the time, I watch that game and my family too, and my son. I think that goal will be all the time in [my] head," he told Sky Sports.

"When I touched [the ball] before the goal, I thought: 'Ok, maybe it's a penalty', the centre-back touched but not strongly, just a little bit. Then I thought: 'I just have to shoot' and when I shoot, the decision is to always shoot at strong as possible to the first post and I had to be lucky. Then for two or three days, I didn't believe it.

"For us, it was a little bit nervous because we had to win but what happened in the second half, when I looked at the time, it was 88 minutes and it was 2-1, I thought: 'No, I can't believe it'."

He added: "I love all the goals but that goal [against QPR] is special. I scored many goals against [Manchester] United, Chelsea or Tottenham, but for me, my greatest goal was against Liverpool.

"If you remember Pepe Reina, he went to find the ball and then [Gareth] Barry passed to me. I thought 'I'll shoot at the goal' and then I looked and I didn't have the angle, it's too difficult. For me, that goal is so good."

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What next for Aguero and Man City?

The 32-year-old will leave City at the end of the season after 10 years in England. Aguero will play his final Premier League game for the club when they host Everton on Sunday.

City have already won the top-flight and the Carabao Cup, but they will look to wrap up a treble on May 29 when they face Chelsea in the Champions League.

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