During that unrivalled season in 2005/06, Ibrahima Sonko wrote himself into Royals lore by playing every minute of a Championship campaign that saw us set the all-time record points tally.
Loved by all at the club... and that's mutual, too!
He's still a regular visitor at the home of the Royals... and on the eve of our 500th fixture, we spoke to 'Superman' to find out what it meant to him to walk out in front of the home fans in RG2.
That late winner against Palace, that unbelievable season, the buzz of achieving things in the blue and white hoops... just hit play on the video above to get a flavour of what it meant to Sonko.
Make sure you're here on December 23rd as we reach our landmark 500th game - it's £5 for everyone in all areas of the stadium! Click the banner below for all the details you'll need.