"I thought I was going to my grave and never see them win it so I am so made up, I tell you," he said.
Another, Gary Aldridge, added: "I have never seen so many grown men cry, on the streets, it's just unbelievable."
There were a couple of notable absentees from the parade in City's controversial Italian forward Mario Balotelli and influential midfielder Yaya Toure.
Balotelli had flown back to Italy following his international call-up for next month's European Championship.
Image: A young Manchester City supporter holds up an inflatable trophy before a parade in the city centre the day after the team won the English Premier League, Manchester, England, Monday May 14, 2012.