Oasis Frontman And Manchester City Superfan Noel Gallagher Serenaded With Own Song Following Champions League Win

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After a decade-and-a-half of ownership by a fund controlled by the United Arab Emirates, Manchester City has finally risen to the top of the club soccer world after they won the UEFA Champions League title, 1-0, against Inter Milan on Saturday in Istanbul.

This gives Manchester City the treble, the moniker given to when a team wins their domestic league, their domestic cup, and the Champions League all in one season. They’re just the second English side and 12th team ever to do it, with the only other in Britain being the 1998-1999 Manchester United team.

And, one of their most famous fans is former Oasis frontman Noel Gallahger. Gallagher, who fronted the legendary British rock group with famous hits like Champange Supernova, Wonderall, and Don’t Look Back in Anger, with estranged brother Liam, is a lifelong Mancunian and fan of Manchester City. Of course, up until the purchase of the club in a state-funded manner by the UAE, Manchester City was by far second-fiddle in their city to Manchester United, so most people in the city in their generation rooted for United.

But, Noel has always been blue, even when City were in the third division just 25 years ago. And, while he wasn’t in Istanbul for the match on Saturday, he watched the games with Manchester City fans at a bar in San Diego, where he had a concert Saturday night in suburban Chula Vista. After the win, Noel Gallagher was serenaded with Don’t Look Back In Anger in a really cool scene. Take a look.

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