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PIX: When goal celebrations made for fun memories at the FIFA World Cup

July 17, 2018 13:50 IST

There are celebrations on the football pitch  and then there are celebrations at the FIFA World Cup where a victory or a goal is celebrated animatedly. Joy becomes ecstasy and players are over the moon. 

The FIFA World Cup at Russia saw a variety of celebrations -- from the weird to some fancy dance moves -- Rediff.com has got it all covered here... 

France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates with teammate Olivier Giroud after scoring his team's rfirst goal against Argentina in their Round of 16 match 

IMAGE: France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates with teammate Olivier Giroud after scoring his team's rfirst goal against Argentina in their Round of 16 match. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Brazil players celebrate after scoring the first goal against Mexico in their Round of 16 match

IMAGE: Brazil players celebrate after scoring the first goal against Mexico in their Round of 16 match. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Nigeria's Victor Moses celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal against Argentina during their Group D match 

IMAGE: Nigeria's Victor Moses celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal against Argentina during their Group D match. Photograph: Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images

Senegal’s Mbaye Niang celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during their Group H match against Poland 

IMAGE: Senegal’s Mbaye Niang celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during their Group H match against Poland. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Neymar celebrates after scoring Brazil's second goal against Costa Rica in their Group E match

IMAGE: Neymar celebrates after scoring Brazil's second goal against Costa Rica in their Group E match. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images

Croatia’s Luka Modric celebrates with teammates after beating Argentina

IMAGE: Croatia’s Luka Modric celebrates with teammates after beating Argentina in their Group D match. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Belgium's Michy Batshuayi celebrates with teammate Youri Tielemans after scoring his team's fifth goal against Tunisia in their Group G match 

IMAGE: Belgium's Michy Batshuayi celebrates with teammate Youri Tielemans after scoring his team's fifth goal against Tunisia in their Group G match. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Artem Dzyuba and Roman Zobnin celebrate as Russia go one up from an own goal by Egypt’s Ahmed Fathi, in the World Cup Group A match 

IMAGE: Artem Dzyuba and Roman Zobnin celebrate as Russia go one up from an own goal by Egypt’s Ahmed Fathi, in the World Cup Group A match. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

France's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their third goal against Croatia in the World Cup final

IMAGE: France's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their third goal against Croatia in the World Cup final. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring their second goal against Poland in their Group H match

IMAGE: Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring their second goal against Poland in their Group H match. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

England's Jesse Lingard celebrates with teammates John Stones and Raheem Sterling after scoring his team's third goal against Panama in their Group G match

IMAGE: England's Jesse Lingard celebrates with teammates John Stones and Raheem Sterling after scoring his team's third goal against Panama in their Group G match. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images 

Keisuke Honda of Japan celebrates with teammate Yuya Osako after scoring his team's second goal against Senegal in their Group H match

IMAGE: Keisuke Honda of Japan celebrates with teammate Yuya Osako after scoring his team's second goal against Senegal in their Group H match. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Belgium players celebrate after Nacer Chadli scores their third goal against Japan in the World Cup Round of 16 match

IMAGE: Belgium players celebrate after Nacer Chadli scores their third goal against Japan in the World Cup Round of 16 match. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring against Serbia in their Group E match 

IMAGE: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring against Serbia in their Group E match. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari celebrates after scoring against Egypt in their Group A match 

IMAGE: Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari celebrates after scoring against Egypt in their Group A match. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates with teammate Marco Reus after scoring their first goal against Sweden in their Group F match 

IMAGE: Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates with teammate Marco Reus after scoring their first goal against Sweden in their Group F match. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo sinks to his knees and prays as he celebrates following his side's victory over Iceland in their Group D match 

IMAGE: Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo sinks to his knees and prays as he celebrates following his side's victory over Iceland in their Group D match. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with teammate Antoine Griezmann after scoring his team's first goal against Peru in their Group C match 

IMAGE: France's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with teammate Antoine Griezmann after scoring his team's first goal against Peru in their Group C match. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Japan's Shinji Kagawa celebrates with teammates Yuya Osako of Japan and Takashi Inui after scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot in their Group H match against Colombia 

IMAGE: Japan's Shinji Kagawa celebrates with teammates Yuya Osako of Japan and Takashi Inui after scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot in their Group H match against Colombia. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images 

Russia’s players celebrate with goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after clinching victory over Spain in their Round of 16 match

IMAGE: Russia’s players celebrate with goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev after clinching victory over Spain in their Round of 16 match. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images
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