Michail Antonio is aware of the right way to rating targets and have fun – however movies definitely aren’t his space of experience.
The West Ham striker turned the highest Premier League goalscorer within the membership’s historical past with two good targets within the 4-1 thrashing of Leicester.
His first strike was adopted by an iconic celebration as he grabbed a cardboard cut-out of himself and hoisted it aloft, earlier than kissing his two-dimensional self in entrance of a delighted London Stadium.
In a hilarious post-match chat with Sky, the lovable striker was proven a clip of the cut-out being ready earlier than the sport, and admitted he needed to plan one thing particular for the second.
Nonetheless, we expect Antonio bought his motion pictures muddled up.
He defined: “I’ve not been celebrating currently due to VAR, however I assumed, I’ve gotta do one thing if I make historical past!
“Did any of you get what the celebration meant by the best way? It was from Save the Final Dance, don’t you keep in mind?!”
In a later interview, the 31-year-old made a reference to ‘Child’, a personality from the movie ‘Soiled Dancing’ – which might make much more sense.
And certainly, the striker quickly cleared it up on Twitter. He posted: “Rating the objective, make historical past, nail the celebration, get the movie title flawed within the interview. Child forgive me! #DirtyDancing4Life”
Nonetheless, Antonio had Neville and Carragher in stitches all through the interview, additional cementing his repute as one in all soccer’s funniest characters.
He added: “Are you able to think about if it had been disallowed by VAR? That will have been correct embarrassing! I’m all the time smiling so I’d in all probability have seen the humorous facet of that as effectively.”
Proper now, Antonio is high of the goalscoring charts and West Ham are on the Premier League’s summit.
It’s solely been two video games, in fact, however Antonio was in no temper for clichés when requested whether or not he can win the Golden Boot.
“Clearly,” he joked. “And I’m gonna ensure nobody can catch me! Final 12 months I used to be upset with my 10 targets, I used to be searching for 15 final 12 months. Now I’ve bought three in two targets. Who is aware of, might even get 20!”
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