His wife was among the first to congratulate him.
It was a glorious Sunday for His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and owner of Manchester City football club in UK – as his team retained the English Premier League title.
A 4-1 win over Brighton granted Manchester City the needed points to retain the EPL title, one point ahead of Liverpool, who defeated Wolverhampton 2-0.
Man City has become the first club to retain the Premier League title for 10 years, since their neighbour, Manchester United made the record in 2009.
Royals and residents have congratulated Sheikh Mansour on the victory.
Sheikh Mansour was jubilant with the victory and posted a statement on Instagram, commending the team on the consecutive title and sixth in their history. He congratulated the players, the coaching staff and Man City fans all over the world – wishing the team more victories in the future.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, posted this on Twitter:
Congratulations to my brother @HHMansoor for @ManCity‘s 2nd successive Premier League title. Congratulations to the club’s huge fan bases in the UAE, UK & around the world. And a huge congratulations to the players & coaches who displayed a unique level of footballing excellence pic.twitter.com/ARVYXqKDYL
– Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) May 12, 2019
Sheikh Mansoor’s wife, Sheikha Manal, posted this handsome picture of her victorious husband:
While, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, celebrated his brother’s victory with a giant cake with Man City club colour frosting.
Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, also congratulated his brother on the achievement. “With His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed at the helm, Manchester City has become a great success story,” Sheikh Hazza said.