The 5 Most Controversial Goal Celebrations in Soccer History

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The 5 Most Controversial Goal Celebrations in Soccer History
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Goal celebrations can live long in the memory.

People will still be asking Peter Crouch for dancing tips long after he’s retired from football.

Then there’s the Icelandic team, Stjarnan, who have made a name for themselves solely based on their carefully-choreographed, post goal-scoring antics.

Whether it’s to make a political statement, to hit back at past criticisms, or because they just got too caught up in the moment, some players can take things a little too far.

Occasionally footballers will find that they, and their celebrations, are remembered for all the wrong reasons.

Here’s a video rundown of the most controversial goal celebrations ever.

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