"And to do that in the Premier League is unbelievable".
Saints looked to have secured the draw but, with time virtually up, Jesus latched on to Kevin de Bruyne's excellent floated cross to produce a flawless lobbed finish past the advancing Alex McCarthy. Pep Guardiola's men smashed the record for most points and most goals scoring in a Premier League season, 100 and 106 respectively, as they comprehensively cruised to the title. "It was the only thing to play for and if you end the season that way, last minute, last kick of the season and you get 100 points it feels unbelievable". It's a record that will stay long.
"Now is the time to enjoy what we've done this season", he said.
Mohamed Salah of Liverpool pose for a photo with his Premier League Golden Boot award. "You can not achieve what we achieve in terms of many records if you are not a humble team, professional, (that) has that desire to win".
Man City are defending champions and will be looking to retain their title following a monumental and historic season that saw them break the record for most points accumulated in a single Premier League season (100) .
Low point: Koeman lasted just nine games in the managerial hot seat after a free-spending spree in the summer transfer window, fired with just two wins and eight points to show for his efforts.
Perhaps the club most attuned to the riddle that the Premiership title defence is, has been Chelsea, who held the record for most points (95 points in 2004-05) and most wins (30 wins in 2016-17) before Manchester City shattered the records.
"His (Arteta's) contribution (to our season), was outstanding, amazing".
"This is very special", said Egypt's Salah, who joined Liverpool last June. I'm really happy we didn't because Brighton wouldn't have deserved that.
"I want to apologise for not being able to celebrate here with you today", he said.
"If he decides to go, I will be so sad but I will understand his decision".
When does the 2018-19 Premier League season start? "They had a different attitude, motivation, and desire than we had".
The most obvious difference between Guardiola's City and other recent champions is that City have a stronger squad, but there is also an important stylistic difference. We'll be in the best possible shape and we look forward to seeing what we can do'.
He reflected on his "human experiences" in his time at Arsenal on a day of mixed emotions, while he spoke to reporters about his love for England and its football culture.
Those who watched him closely during his time with AS Roma knew that Liverpool were getting a player much more lethal and well-rounded than the one which struggled to make an impact at Chelsea, but few could have predicted what Salah accomplished in his debut season with Liverpool.
"One hundred points is a lot - 50 points at home, 50 points away".