Manchester City 0-1 Wigan Athletic
The FA Cup with Budweiser
5.15pm, Saturday 11 May 2013
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Winning club receives £1.8m and runner-up £900,000
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Watch FATV's pitchside interview with Roberto Martinez in the media gallery above.
Roberto Martinez hailed Wigan's "incredible football story" after they stunned Manchester City to win The FA Cup.
City had been firm favourites to win the showpiece finale at Wembley Stadium, but Ben Watson's stoppage-time header saw the Latics claim the famous trophy for the first time in their history.
And boss Martinez could not hide his delight at his team's triumph. Speaking after the match he said: "The first time the players imagined playing at Wembley was when they were little children.
"They've got their families supporting them and when they arrive here and win The FA Cup - and when they do it with a team like Wigan Athletic - it's an incredible football story and even more important."
Wigan had been given little hope of beating Roberto Mancini's star studded side before the game but Martinez insists that did not give his men any added incentive to upset the odds.
He added: "I don't think that's anything different! It was a great opportunity to be ourselves and to show everyone that we have been playing in this manner the whole season.
"Sometimes in football you need a little bit of luck - the results haven't been going our way and this group of players deserve this feeling.
"Nobody can argue that Wigan Athletic were the better side today and to say that when we were playing against a Manchester City side full of the quality and talent they've got is an incredible, incredible moment."
Martinez also paid tribute to Wigan hero Ben Watson, 27, who only returned to action last month after breaking his leg against Liverpool in November.
He said: "Ben Watson is a unique professional. He broke his leg over four months ago - nobody expected him to be back playing again this season.
"The way he has worked his way back in is an example of how young players should look after themselves. I couldn't be more proud of him.
"But it wasn't about the goalscorer, it wasn't about who would grab the headlines, the headline is Wigan Athletic winning The FA Cup - that doesn't go together normally so we have to enjoy it."
But Martinez refused to celebrate his side's victory for too long, instead stressing his team will now focus their efforts on winning their final two Premier League matches against Arsenal and Aston Villa in a bid to maintain their top flight status.
He added: "We play on Tuesday and then we play on Sunday so hopefully then we can celebrate the double."
Watch Roberto Martinez's reaction to Wigan's FA Cup triumph in our exclusive video in the Media Gallery above.
Joe Hart, Vincent Kompany (c), Gaël Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta, Matija Nastasic, Yaya Touré, Samir Nasri (James Milner, 55), Gareth Barry (Edin Djeko, 90+2), David Silva, Carlos Tevez (Jack Rodwell, 69), Sergio Agüero
Subs not used: Costel Pantilimon, Javi Garcia, Aleksandar Kolarov, Joleon Lescott
Manager Roberto Mancini
Cautions: Pablo Zabaleta (60 mins & 84 mins), Matija Nastasic (75 mins), Gareth Barry (87 mins)
Red card: Pablo Zabaleta (84 mins)
Joel Robles, Arouna Koné, Antolin Alcaraz, James McCarthy, Shaun Maloney, Jordi Gómez (Ben Watson 81), Callum McManaman, James McArthur, Emmerson Boyce (c), Roger Espinoza ,Paul Scharner.
Subs not used: Gary Caldwell, Franco Di Santo, Fraser Fyvie, Román Golobart, Ángelo Henríquez, Ali Al Habsi.
Manager Roberto Martinez
Goals: Ben Watson (90+1)
Cautions: Joel Robles (90+3),
Referee Andre Marriner (Birmingham FA)
Assistant Referees Stephen Child (London FA) and Simon Long (Cornwall FA)
Fourth Official Anthony Taylor (Cheshire FA)
Manchester City 0-1 Wigan Athletic
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