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Football: Striker Aguero visits City fan to tell him 'you're hired'

Published on May 1, 2014 11:11 PM

LONDON (REUTERS) - Sergio Aguero gave one Manchester City fan the shock of a lifetime when he turned up unannounced at his home and offered him the chance to work for the English Premier League club.

Lee John Kenny, 24, from Stretford in Manchester, won a competition to shape the club's new global membership scheme called Cityzens.

Aguero arrived at Kenny's address, an area synonymous with local rivals Manchester United, and handed him a staff pass for his new job at the Etihad Stadium.

"Sergio Aguero was literally the last person on earth I'd expect to see on my front doorstep or in Stretford for that matter," said Kenny, a City fan for more than 20 years.

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