Footballers have treated the sporting world with some of the most passionate and energetic celebration styles to express their achievements. A few of the most notable ones are Cristiano Ronaldo’s Siuu, Ayoze Pérez and Kylian Mbappe’s s celebration style. The ongoing IPL 2022 has delivered a perfect blend of highly intensified competition and noteworthy action on the ground.
Cricketers can be seen imitating their favourite footballer’s trademark style to celebrate their achievements. In the first leg of the 15th edition of India’s T20 domestic tournament, we have seen players like Md. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Sri Lankan Wanindu Hasaranga imitating Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar Jr, respectively.
Even Lucknow skipper KL Rahul too, could be seen alongside Manchester City’s Jack Grealish with a similar celebration style after he celebrated his second hundred of the season against Mumbai Indians. With too many cricketers copying footballer’s trademark celebration, the official Twitter handle of Premier League posted a collage of cricketers and the footballers they have imitated.
Taking to Twitter, Premier League India posted a picture and wrote, “In parallel Universe.” The picture included KL Rahul and Grealish, Siraj with Ronaldo and Yuzvendra Chahal sitting in his trademark meme pose.
— Premier League India (@PLforIndia) April 25, 2022
The first leg of the tournament has already delivered some notable performances like Jos Butter’s three centuries, KL Rahul’s twin centuries, a hattrick from Yuzvendra Chahal and MS Dhoni’s last over finish.