You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Sports

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
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Sports

‘I hope it is not 20 years before we win another All England’
DNMUM430420 | 1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :1182

You often say that with each passing year, the results for Indian badminton have been getting better. How do you look back at 2018 the way the Indian shuttlers have done?
I think every two years for us are important years. We had the Commonwealth
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Sudha, Rawat best among Indians; qualify for Worlds
DNMUM430360 | 1/21/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :290

Mumbai: India’s Sudha Singh finished eighth overall among women and the first among Indians with a personal best timing on Sunday.
Her timing of 2:34:56s is an Indian best in Mumbai, a personal best and the second fastest time by an Indian woman
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Lagat, Alemu dictate terms
DNMUM430361 | 1/21/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :611

Mumbai: Cosmas Lagat of Kenya and Worknesh Alemu of Ethiopia claimed the Mumbai Marathon honours in the men’s and women’s sections, respectively, here on Sunday. In clocking the second fastest winning timings in the history of IAAF Gold L
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Ankita succeeds in Singapore after AO exit
DNMUM430366 | 1/21/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :534

Mumbai: Ankita Raina lost in the second qualifying round of the Australian Open earlier this month. Yet, she made it a point to watch the action in Melbourne on TV everyday sitting in Singapore.“Tennis is a game where there will be a lot of err
Add To LightboxCalculate Price