Replays showed that the England worldwide was in an offside position when a pass from Sergio Aguero was knocked into his path. "I am not going to go to Juventus in the next two seasons". "When we do it [win trophies] it belongs to us and nobody is going to change that".
But there was a huge amount of controversy about the goal which changed the game in the 47th minute when referee Paul Tierney overturned the initial decision of his assistant to flag for offside. We were waiting for a few months to be top and now, we are top.
However, the ball had been kicked on to Sterling's shin by defender Daryl Janmaat, and so the referee was happy to award the goal after a long dialogue with his assistant, much to the dismay of the Watford defenders. We need every single game.
Sterling completed his treble with a smart finish, but the way the England worldwide opened the scoring brought with it the Premier League's latest offside controversy.
'I happened to get the luck, so I am happy with that.
Financial regulations such as salary caps were first introduced in the National Basketball Association in 1984, and U.S. owners in the Premier League have subsequently come to expect similar measures to be taken in the English top flight, with any breaking of the rules to be punished.
"So, I am so sorry, apologise, to Javi (Gracia) and the club Watford if the first goal is offside, but we made an incredible game and we played good in the first half".
Gracia threw on Deeney and Deulofeu in the 66th minute and it took 17 seconds for them to make an impact, Deeney heading down to the Spaniard who slotted home.
'But it's a great way to cap the hat-trick off and I am really happy and pleased that the team got a massive three points and that's the most important thing'.
Cardiff City, Fulham and Huddersfield town are the three clubs to relegate at the end of the season as they were unable to gather at least 30 points after 38 matches.
UEFA said it was introduced to justify decisions made by the referees in the last-16 matches so far.
"We're just focused on one game at a time".
- Watford have lost all 10 of their Premier League games against sides starting the day top of the table, scoring just nine goals and conceding 29.
'I think if I have to take my decision again, I'll do it the same way'.