Mumbai City Football Club is an Indian professional football club based in Mumbai, Maharashtra that competes in the Indian Super League, the top flight of Indian football. The club was founded in August 2014, during the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL). Mumbai City is the first club to win both the ISL title and League Winners Shield, which it did in the 2020–21 season. Also, Mumbai City is the first club from India to win an AFC Champions League match.
Former England international Peter Reid managed the club during the first season with Freddie Ljungberg as the marquee player. For the second season, it was announced that Nicolas Anelka would take the role of marquee player cum manager of the club. In 2016, Diego Forlán played as the marquee player while Alexandre Guimarães took over as the new manager. In 2018, Jorge Costa was announced as the head coach for the new season and he guided them to the play-offs in his realm. In 2020, Sergio Lobera was announced as the manager for the new season and they won the Indian Super League winners shield and the league title for the first time during the 2020–21 Indian Super League season.