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Celebrating a goal in style

DNMUM417833 | 7/10/2018 | Author : Lisa Antao | WC :521

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in its last leg, After Hrs looks at some footballers, who have a trademark move after taking a strike

Scoring a goal is the ultimate high for soccer players. And when they are playing at the most prestigious event and are closely watched by millions of fans across the globe, it’s nothing short of glory. So, it’s only apt to celebrate this ecstatic moment with a trademark expression, action or a jig in jubilation. As the FIFA World Cup 2018 draws to a close this week, we look back at some famous celebratory moves of footballers.
Cristiano Ronaldo Celebration style: Chin stroking/ Goat
Over the years, the 33-year-old has done a variety of moves like running with open arms, knee glide, the claw/ squeeze, Calma and Siii, to name a few. This World Cup, after his hat-trick against Spain, the Portuguese hero stroked his ch
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