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Grant Holt: The Wrestler

Toe Poke
 By Chris Wright

Neymar called out by Antoine Griezmann over goal celebration

As two of the hottest properties in the Spanish top flight, there are an awful lot of parallels between Antoine Griezmann and Neymar.

As well as their formidable skill, goal-scoring records and price tags, the pair now also share a common goal celebration after Neymar broke out Griezmann's trademark "Hotline Bling" jig after scoring in Barcelona's recent 4-1 win over Villarreal.

The plagiarism didn't go unnoticed by the Atletico Madrid forward, though he didn't seem overly fussed that his Brazilian counterpart had adopted his signature moves.

TOP caraio !! �������� #NeyNey #vraireconnaissentvrai @neymarjr

A post shared by Antoine Griezmann (@antogriezmann) on

In fairness, Neymar later acknowledged the post, adding "Joy, brother" by way of a caption.

However, it would appear that the Barca striker has since moved on in search of new, more elaborate post-goal choreography.

Indeed, footage later emerged on social media of the 25-year-old testing out a few new dance steps, all to the tune of something we're reliably informed is called "Bum Bum Tam Tam."

Hmmm... Full marks are probably due for the lack of inhibition.

Not that we'd claim to be experts on the subject but in our honest opinion, Neymar should probably stick to mimicking his old pal Antoine for the foreseeable future.

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.


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