We all love entertaining goal celebrations! Back in the days when there were no too many regulations, goal celebrations used to be fun. But today small stuffs like removing a shirt after scoring or celebrating in front of opponent fans earns you a yellow card.
But, there were some other scenarios where players were sent off for their creative goal celebrations. Let’s look at those …
Sniper gesture/celebration ends in red card for Edinson Cavani in PSG’s 3-1 win over Lens.
Too harsh? pic.twitter.com/AoFXk2aoOf
— GOLTV (@GolTV) October 20, 2014
Cavani used to celebrate his goals as a sniper, but one day a referee who was anti-guns gave him a yellow card and a red card 10 seconds later because the Uruguayan international had touched him.
63 min. Łukasz Sapela znakomicie broni w sytuacji sam na sam. pic.twitter.com/ioNr3rkUO5
— MKS Miedź Legnica (@MiedzLegnica) January 22, 2019
The goalkeeper saved a penalty and celebrated by showing – off his biceps. Result? A red card!
— John Gurnick (@gurnick) August 31, 2016
Swedish centre-back found his goal so beautiful that he wanted to congratulate himself. He ran into the stands, sat on a seat and applauded his own effort. Problem: the referee didn’t like it!