F1 star steals Jack Grealish’s Champions League medal

Formula 1 driver George Russell took a break from his hectic schedule to watch Manchester City's historic Champions League win in Istanbul.

During his weekend break from the world of Formula 1, George Russell found himself immersed in the joyous celebrations of Manchester City’s triumph in the Champions League. 

As an avid football fan, Russell couldn’t resist the opportunity to be part of the glitz and glamour surrounding the final, which saw Manchester City claim a 1-0 victory against Inter Milan, courtesy of a goal from Rodri.

Joining the frenzy of jubilation alongside the City players, their families, and distinguished guests, Russell adorned Jack Grealish’s coveted winning medal. 

Taking to Instagram, he extended heartfelt congratulations to his friend, exclaiming, “Massive congrats mate, enjoy the moment.”

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Russell embarked on the Istanbul adventure with his father and brother, making their way to the historic Ataturk Stadium, the very same venue where Liverpool achieved a remarkable comeback against AC Milan 18 years ago. 

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While Saturday’s final may have lacked the same intensity, with only one goal on the scoreboard, it marked a monumental triumph for Manchester City, as they finally lifted the coveted Champions League trophy they had long pursued.

Capturing the exuberant atmosphere, Grealish, known for his lively presence on social media, shared a video of himself singing at a vibrant after-party, with Russell enthusiastically partaking in the festivities. 

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The Mercedes driver, a loyal supporter of Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League, likely hoped to absorb the winning spirit from the City stars as he prepared to shift his focus towards the upcoming Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.