Distasteful Goal Celebration

by Nigel Assam

Chivas Guadalajara midfielder Marco Fabian may face sort of disciplinary hearing from his club’s hierarchy after carrying out what they deem is a violent goal celebration. After scoring against rivals Tecos, he is seen carrying out a mock execution with a teammate who falls to the grass (it is seen more clearly in a replay towards the end of the video). “The players who participated in this celebration will be called into account because they are role models for children and youth of our country.” In August, Marco Fabian gained more favorable headlines — for his play (a bicycle-kick goal in a friendly against Barcelona) rather than is play-acting. 

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