Manchester City wonderkid Phil Foden has named his pet dog after the Carabao Cup.
The Athletic, reports that Foden bought and named his French bulldog ‘Carabao’ the day after his side’s victory over Aston Villa in the 2020 final of the competition, where City emerged 2-1 victors, with Foden grabbing an assist for Sergio Aguero’s opening goal that day.
Manchester City has a strong affinity with the competition. They have won it four times in succession, becoming the first team to do this since the mighty Liverpool team in the 1980s.
Foden also has a great love for the competition. In an away match against Oxford United, Foden scored his debut senior goal for City.
As you can see, the official Twitter account of Carabao Cup responded with humor to the news.
Bravo! ? #EFL | #CarabaoCup https://t.co/EH2yoQY9XY
— Carabao Cup (@Carabao_Cup) September 22, 2021
City was once again up to winning ways in the competition last night, with an emphatic 6-1 victory over League 1 side Wycombe Wanderers.
Foden also scored a goal, and assisted City in reaching the fourth round. It was Foden’s first start for the season.
The draw for the fourth round will commence following this evening’s clash between Manchester United and West Ham.