Manchester City needed penalties to see of Italian side Roma in Raheem Sterling's debut for the club.
Sterling just over two minutes to open his City account, sliding the ball past Roma's keeper.
But the match finished 2-2, going to penalties, with Joe Hart scoring from the spot, before going on to save a spot kick from Rom'a Keita.
Raheem Sterling took just over two minutes to score for Manchester City on his debut for the club.
The £49m man beat the offside trap to slot home against Roma on the club's pre-season tour.
Raheem Sterling has completed his 49 million pound move to Manchester City.
The 20-year-old says he's excited to be part of a world class squad that can win trophies.
He was welcomed to City by the fans last night and now he's off to meet up with his new teammates.
Adam McClean reports.
Manchester City and Liverpool FC have both confirmed that Raheem Sterling's transfer has been finalised.
Sterling was transferred to city for £49 million, a record signing for an English player.
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Police are investigating a number of offensive comments made to footballer Raheem Sterling on Twitter.
The 20-year-old is expected to move from Liverpool to Manchester City this week for £49 million. Officers say they're taking threats against his young daughter extremely seriously.
"The language used in these tweets is abhorrent,"
"We are taking the incident extremely seriously and an investigation by detectives in Liverpool CID is ongoing.
"People who use the internet to target others and who commit criminal offences such as harassment or hate crime in doing so are not beyond the law and can expect to be brought to justice."
Raheem Sterling's move from Liverpool to Manchester City is expected to be completed later today.
The two clubs have agreed terms for the 20 year old, with a record breaking price tag of £49 million, making him the most expensive English player ever.
Sterling's arrival at the Etihad Stadium will bring an end to a six-month saga which has been acrimonious in spite of Brendan Rogers' insistence that his personal relationship with the player remains intact.
Sterling angered Liverpool club officials in February by rejecting what Rogers described as "an incredible deal" .
The impasse deepened when Sterling's agent, Aidy Ward, claimed the player would not sign even for "£900,000 a week".
Merseyside police have opened an investigation after Raheem Sterling and his his three-year-old daughter, Melody Rose, were subjected to racial abuse and threats on Facebook.
The tweets apparently came from upset fans after the announcement that Raheem was moving from Liverpool to Manchester City in a record £49 million deal.
The language used in these tweets is abhorrent.
We are taking the incident extremely seriously and an investigation by detectives in Liverpool CID is on-going.
People who use the Internet to target others and who commit criminal offences such as harassment or hate crime in doing so are not beyond the law and can expect to be brought to justice.
At a press conference in Bangkok Brendan Rodgers answered questions about Raheem moving to Manchester City and their relationship.
Brendan says that subject to a medical the £49 million deal will go through, he also said that he had a strong relationship with Raheem right up until the team left for Thailand and that they have no issues.
Liverpool kick off their pre-season tour against True Thai Premier League All Stars in the first of four friendly clashes.
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