FIFA World Cup: 5 great (and strange) celebrations
Momentary bouts of insanity may justify these actions
Soccer players enjoy celebrating goals. It’s as if it was the most important thing they can do on the soccer field (update: it is).
We are only four days into the World Cup and there’s already been some phenomenal and somewhat uncomfortable goal-scoring celebrations on display. Here are some of the best moves we’ve seen.
The “I am crazy and I don’t know where I am”
Chile’s Jorge Valdivia appeared to have a momentary bout of insanity (justified) after his goal against Australia.
The “Wrecking Ball”
Robin van Persie scored an OK goalagainst Spain, and showed everyone he’s a big fan of the MTV Music Awards and pop stars that are constantly on the verge of a meltdown.
The “Happy hour at the club”
A very happy Colombia broke out what may or may not have been a fully choreographed dance move after their first goal against Greece.
The “I’m having a baby and I may be a toddler”
Joel Campbell scored and immediately got pregnant with a soccer ball and started sucking his thumb like a toddler and now I have no idea what that was.
The “I may cry or throw up I don’t know which”
Mexico manager Miguel Herrera was elated and jumpy when his team broke through against Cameroon.