Date: 18 January 2017 16:43
The Citizens boss enjoyed a trip to the cinema with the players, taking time out from his crazy life as a Premier League manager
Pep Guardiola spent his 46th birthday the same way a lot of people celebrate the anniversary of their birth - with a trip to the cinema!
The Manchester City manager followed up the morning training session by bringing his players to city a centre cinema to see Golden Globe-winning film La La Land.
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The musical set the record for the most awards at the ceremony, and stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in the leading roles.
We had the @ManCity lads down this afternoon enjoying @LaLaLand @ODEONMcr...no better way to celebrate Pep's birthday! #MCFC pic.twitter.com/Z8XDeKiDJ2— The Printworks (@The_Printworks) January 18, 2017
Guardiola's movie trip gave him a break from the regular La La Land of press conferences and media criticism.
The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss does not appreciate being asked certain questions from reporters, and gave a bemused post-match interview following the win over Burnley at the start of January where he avoided questions about Fernandinho's red card.
The Damien Chazelle-directed film is the current favourite for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, but City's chances of a victorious Premier League season look less likely as they currently sit 10 points behind Chelsea in fifth position.