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A guide to… perfecting Martin O’Neill’s trademark celebration

We’re here to help you practice for tonight’s game.

IN THE SAME way that Jose Mourinho enjoys running down the touchline and Alex Ferguson used to applaud feverishly in the dugout, Ireland’s new manager likes to celebrate in his own unique style.

Throughout his managerial career,  Martin O’Neill has greeted particularly important goals and victories with a trademark leap into the air with an additional double fist pump for good measure.

Given that it is his first game in charge, expect to see something like at the Aviva Stadium tonight:

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And here are some more examples:

A guide to… perfecting Martin O’Neill’s trademark celebration
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  • En route to the Worthington Cup final with Leicester City

    Source: EMPICS Sport
  • With Celtic

    Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images
  • During a UEFA quarter-final win at Anfield

    Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images
  • ...and in an Old Firm derby

    Source: Mike Egerton
  • Facing the fans as Aston Villa boss

    Source: EMPICS Sport
  • At the Stadium of Light

    Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images
  • A magificent leap

    Source: EMPICS Sport
  • O'Neill gif

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