Football fans claim Sergio Aguero’s new statue looks more like Toni Kroos

Football fans have been poking fun at the new Sergio Aguero statue outside Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium, claiming that it looks more like Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos.

10 years on from his iconic last-minute goal against QPR that handed City their first Premier League title, Aguero has been honoured by the blue side of Manchester with a statue.

Aguero was present at the Etihad on Friday to be pictured alongside the figure, but a number of fans could not help but realise that it resembled Kroos more than City’s former striker.


Sergio Aguero was at the Etihad Stadium on Friday to unveil a statue of himself

One fan joked that it was funny that Aguero had been asked to unveil a statue of Toni Kroos

Another supporter agreed that the statue looked more like Kroos than Aguero

A common theme appeared, with a number of fans stating the statue looked like Kroos

Another fan joked that Aguero must be jealous of the Real Madrid midfielder getting a statue


‘Weird that they asked Aguero to unveil the statue of Toni Kroos,’ one supporter posted on Twitter.

‘Is it just me or this statue looks more like Kroos than Aguero?’ another fan wrote.

‘The statue looks more like Kroos than it does Aguero,’ a fellow fan agreed.

‘Have you seen that Toni Kroos statue at Etihad Stadium? Sergio Aguero must be so jealous of Kroos after everything he did for the citizens,’ another supporter joked.

Toni Kroos was trending on Twitter, with fans claiming the Aguero statue looked like him

One supporter stated that Aguero deserves a statue, but admitted it did not look like him

Aguero scored 260 goals in 390 appearances for City between 2011 and 2021, establishing himself as one of the finest strikers in the Premier League era.

He certainly played his part in helping the team become the force that they are today, with Pep Guardiola’s side on the brink of winning their sixth title in the last 11 seasons.

One fan stated that Aguero deserves his legendary status at the club, but acknowledged that the statue doesn’t look like the Argentine at all.

‘No man at City deserves a statue more than Aguero but it doesn’t even look like him,’ they wrote, alongside a laughing face emoji.