English winger and attacking midfielder, Raheem Sterling scored the first FA Cup final hat-trick since 1953 as Manchester City rounded off an outstanding season by crushing Watford at Wembley.
Sterling scored twice in the final 10 minutes – turning in Bernardo Silva’s perfect cross before bundling in the final goal of a memorable display from Pep Guardiola’s side.
They were severely rebuffed by an imperious City side, as substitute Kevin de Bruyne scored from Jesus’ pass soon after the hour prior to the Brazilian dashed clear for another objective without further ado a short time later.
“It was an extraordinary last for us and we have completed a mind boggling year.
“To all the people at the club, a major congratulations, especially the players since they are the motivation behind why we have won these titles,” Man City’s manager, Guardiola said.
City’s captain,vincent kompany added: “It wasn’t as simple as the score makes it look. In any case, what a season, what a gigantic club.
“It began with the chief, he sets the standard toward the beginning of the period. It’s the best club on the planet for me.
“To set such an elevated requirement for such a long time – for one year as well as two years running at this point.”