Inside Man City’s Champions League party: Jack Grealish sings while drinking a beer


Manchester City‘s Champions League title celebrations are in full-swing and look set to go on long into the evening as players popped open beers at 2am and Jack Grealish showed off his karaoke skills.

City stars are set for an extended period of partying in Istanbul after beating Inter Milan 1-0 at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium to lift the club’s first Champions League title and become only the second English team in history to secure the treble.

Pep Guardiola and his players had to navigate their way past a difficult Inter side that tested their resolve, however victory inside 90 minutes ensured deserving players have plenty of time to hit the Turkish city in celebration.

Footage from inside the dressing room showed England international Grealish joining in with a rendition of Fleetwood Mac‘s 1987 hit song ‘Everywhere’ with new words added in to represent City’s European success.

The 27-year-old winger was in tears at full-time as he expressed his joy at winning European football’s greatest honour and spared no time in sinking a beer with his team-mates after the match.

Manchester City players have got their Champions League party celebrations underway

Jack Grealish joined in with a rendition of a Fleetwood Mac hit song in the dressing room

Jack Grealish joined in with a rendition of a Fleetwood Mac hit song in the dressing room

Erling Haaland bites down on his Champions League winners medal

Erling Haaland poses with the Champions League trophy in the dressing room

Erling Haaland lapped up celebrations in the dressing room as he bit down on his winners medal and posed with the trophy

Grealish and City’s kitman Brandon Ashton (left) drink beers in the dressing room

City boss Pep Guardiola posed with the Champions League trophy on the pitch before retiring to the team changing room

He was momentarily joined by Norwegian team-mate Erling Haaland during his social media video toasting City’s triumph before the striker headed out of shot to re-join the party.

Grealish is known to enjoy letting his hair down in the offseason and was one of a number of City players that were quick to grab a well-deserved beer as realisation of their achievement began to sit in.

He posed with City kitman Brandon Ashton as the duo swigged from cans of Heineken. 

Meanwhile, Haaland managed to get his hands on the iconic trophy that was being passed around the changing facilities and paused to get a picture that will be adored by supporters all around the world.

He also shared a snap of himself biting down on his gold winners medal that was uploaded without a caption in an already viral post. 

Details surrounding the afterparty celebrations had been kept relatively quiet with players refusing to reveal what was scheduled, although Guardiola admitted a party was planned with family and friends at the team hotel.

Long-standing City servant Riyad Mahrez also spent time posing with the two-handled Champions League silverware as he told the camera ‘get in there, come on’ while being joined by Kyle Walker who cheekily observed as he peered over.

Mahrez later enjoyed some one-on-one time with the famous trophy as he lifted it in the air while smiling down the camera lens. 

Riyad Mahrez (left) and Kyle Walker pose with the trophy in the dressing room

Riyad Mahrez (left) and Kyle Walker pose with the trophy in the dressing room

Walker posed on his Instagram with a topless Haaland  in the City dressing room

Walker posed on his Instagram with a topless Haaland  in the City dressing room

A jubilant Walker additionally gave insiders a look into the dressing room antics by going live on his Instagram channel and giving his 3.5million followers a sneak peak into the life of Champions League winners. 

The England full-back was ‘disappointed’ to have been left on the bench by Guardiola for the final, but showed no signs of animosity in the aftermath of victory.

He positioned himself in the middle of a topless Haaland and Portuguese defender Ruben Dias.

Walker pointed his phone at Haaland and said ‘what a first season’ in response to the 22-year-old’s 52 goals campaign who pumped his fist and grinned back at the camera.

Man City were crowned Champions League winners for the first time in their club’s history 

Grealish continued to party as he made his way towards the team bus with a speaker blasting out the same Fleetwood Mac song as before

Grealish continued to party as he made his way towards the team bus with a speaker blasting out the same Fleetwood Mac song as before

He was then joined by Dias as the duo sarcastically analyse their achievement with Walker stating: ‘We delivered the treble, just the treble.’

Dias matches his team-mates attitude and casually told Walker ‘in the end it is just another day at the office.’

Team captain Ilkay Gundogan didn’t waste time in getting ready after the match and was filmed drying himself with a hairdryer while ‘we are the champions’ echoed around the changing room.

Players eventually began to filter out of the dressing room and Mail Sport’s Lewis Steele was present in the media mix zone to catch City players leaving with beers in hand as they avoided answering any more post-match questions.

City star John Stones (left) carries a can of lager as he walks through the mixed zone at the Ataturk Stadium

City star John Stones (left) carries a can of lager as he walks through the mixed zone at the Ataturk Stadium

Walker raises a beer to waiting journalists as he strolls off to catch the team coach

Walker raises a beer to waiting journalists as he strolls off to catch the team coach

Grealish was clearly still in the mood for a singalong as he turned out with a speaker booming the same song as before and danced with another beer as he strolled away.

John Stones, dressed in a white team hoodie and tracksuit bottoms, toasted waiting journalists with a can of beer as he strolled his way towards the team coach.

He was then joined by Walker who opted for a shorts and t-shirt style and telling reporters ‘thank you’ as he similarly raised a bottle of lager to the crowd.

Meanwhile, there was chaotic scenes after full-time as City supporters reportedly emerged to find no shuttle buses back to Istanbul city centre had been laid on for them.



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