(CNN) — “This boy’s too young to be singin’ the blues”, sings Elton John in one of his biggest hits “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”.
And this Saturday, the legendary singer found himself singing along with Manchester’s sky blue team as he was serenaded by Manchester City shortly after the team won the FA Cup.
Pep Guardiola’s side had beaten arch-rivals Manchester United 2-1 at Wembley to keep their “treble” hopes alive, before the players and staff bumped into John at the airport Manchester, on the runway next to a plane.
“Look who I ran into at Manchester airport,” John posted on Instagram, alongside a photo of himself holding up the FA Cup with some of the City staff, including a smiling Guardiola. “Congratulations on this incredible one-two. Fingers crossed for the treble.”
—Manchester City (@ManCity) June 3, 2023
Videos released by Manchester City showed John hugging each of the players in turn as they walked past him, while Phil Foden even posed for a selfie with the singer, before the team serenaded John. with a rendition of his famous “Your Song.”
“You can tell the whole world, we’ve won the FA Cup,” City joked.
Source: CNN Espanol