Best Goal Celebrations Ever!

After Francesco Totti celebrated his equaliser in the Rome derby yesterday with a famous selfie, we take a look at some of the best goal celebrations ever.

Matthew Russell
Russell was so impressed with his strike against FC United he just had to acknowledge it as a supporter.

Stjarnan FC
The Icelandic side where so impressed with their goalscorer’s strike, they proceeded to create their own throne for him…

They’re no strangers to contrived celebrations and got on their bike for this one…

Stjarnan certainly know how to reel them in when it comes to celebrations, with probably their most famous here…

Jimmy Bullard
Bullard may be best known these days for his appearances on reality shows but his football career is probably best remembered for this brilliant piss-take of his Hull City boss Phil Brown’s bizarre public dressing down of his team.

Robbie Fowler
Fowler had been dogged by rumours of cocaine abuse, particularly from Everton fans, and responded by using the white line of the penalty box to simulate snorting a line of cocaine after scoring against The Toffees.

England Team
Like Fowler’s, some of the most memorable goal celebrations are an on-field riposte to off–the-pitch controversy. England’s Euro 1996 squad had sparked tabloid fury with their pre-tournament exploits in Hong Kong – including a ‘dentist’s chair’ drinking game which sparked calls for Paul Gascoigne to be dropped. So they recreated it after scoring against Scotland.

Marco Tardelli
The first one that sprung to mind when I thought about great goal celebrations, so this one had to be included. Tardelli’s iconic reaction after scoring in the 1982 World Cup Final is just pure passion.

Francesco Totti
Another Totti equaliser against Lazio, another iconic celebration. If the 38-year-old does ever retire from the game, a career behind the camera surely beckons…

Hidetoshi Wakui
The Japanese midfielder bowled over his team-mates after his strike, in both senses of this word, in an Estonian derby.