Father-to-be Ki Sung-yueng celebrates “historic” victory against United

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midfielder Ki Sung-yueng reveled in his team’s comeback win over Manchester United on Saturday night after scoring a crucial equalizer.

Soon after Ander Herrera opened scoring for the visitors at Liberty Stadium, the South Korean international found the back of the net in the 30th minute to tie the game at 1-1.

The 26-year-old celebrated by mimicking drinking from a baby’s bottle, a nod to a weekend announcement that Ki and actress wife Han Hye Jin are expecting their first child.

“Against Manchester United we have now won twice in a year so it is a very special day,” Ki told Sky Sports after the match, which was decided by a Bafetimbi Gomis goal in the 73rd minute. “[Manager Garry Monk] said before the game, “let’s make history by winning against Manchester United.”

“He motivated all the players before the game. To be fair a lot of people maybe didn’t expect us to win, but we just really focused on the game and gave everything during the game and that’s why we deserved to win.”

The 2-1 result marked the first time that Swansea had beaten Manchester United twice in the same season. The goal was Ki’s fifth for the Swans, who currently occupy the ninth spot on the Premier League table.

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