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Thursday 28 August 2014

Luis Suarez and the best, most bizarre and controversial goal celebrations

Luis Suarez After Luis Suarez's cross was deflected into the Everton goal by Leighton Baines, the striker made a bee-line towards David Moyes before tumbling to the floor in front of him.
Neymar The Brazilian wonder kid Neymar scored a brilliant solo effort for Santos in a Copa Libertadores match against Colo Colo that finished 3-2. He jinked through the defence before chipping past the goalkeeper to put Santos 3-0 up. A mask, of himself, was then handed to him from the crowd, which he put on with the face turned upside-down. The referee didn't see the funny side and showed the striker his second yellow card.
Wayne Rooney And to finish off, England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney ended up with a two-match ban after he celebrated the completion of a hat-trick against West Ham by delivering an aggressive and foul-mouthed tirade down the Sky Sports camera lens.

Luis Suarez did his utmost to rile David Moyes at the weekend when he celebrated Liverpool's first goal by swan diving in front of the Everton manager.

The celebration by the controversial Uruguayan was in response to Moyes' pre-match comments about diving and while at the time it looked as though Moyes was on the verge of 'nutting' the striker (as his daughter noted on Twitter), the Everton manager took it in his stride, conceding after the game that Suarez "is going to have to dive in front of a lot of managers now".

In light of the incident at Goodison Park, we take a look at some of the best, most bizarre and controversial goal celebrations.

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