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WATCH: Diogo Jota produces ‘Playing FIFA’ celebration after scoring fastest goal of Premier League season in 97 seconds

While the goal was worth the praise, it was Jota's celebration which was even better.

Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 28 November 2021 10:36 am

Diogo Jota

Matchday 13 of Premier League 2021-22 season kicked off on Saturday in some style with Arsenal registering a sensational 2-0 win over Newcastle at Emirates. The action then shifted to Anfield where Liverpool were up against Southampton and it was nothing short of any drama. Jurgen Klopp’s side got off to a dream start leaving everyone in shock.

With around 1 minute on the clock, Liverpool began a counter-attacking move with Diogo Jota finding himself in ample space. The striker was running towards the goal as he dribbled past everyone only to see his shot getting blocked by the defenders.

Jota opens the scoring for Liverpool

However, the move did not end as Sadio Mane and Andrew Robertson stitched some brilliant passes down the left flank before Robertson delivered a delicious cross across the goal. Diogo Jota positioned himself perfectly inside the box as he came up with an instinctive finish to put the ball into the back of the net.

The clock read only 97 seconds at that time, making it the fastest goal of the Premier League 2021-22 season. While the goal was worth the praise, it was Jota’s reaction which was even better as he produced a hilarious ‘Playing FIFA’ celebration, much to the delight of all home supporters.

Watch the video here:

Liverpool end first half with 3-0 advantage

After an early goal, there was no looking back for Liverpool as the Reds continued their dominance over their opponents. A brilliant team move in the 32nd minute was once again finished by Jota as the striker scored his second for the evening. Before the half-time whistle, Jurgen Klopp’s side scored their 3rd goal with Thiago Alcantara getting his name on score sheet in the 37th minute.

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