Velez Sarsfield Striker Celebrates Goal With Lit Birthday Candle (Video)

Chris Wright

12th, April 2011

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By Chris Wright

Gawd bless South American footballers for their continued and innovative explorations into the infinite permutations of the ‘umble goal celebration.

After scoring against Newell’s Old Boys on Sunday, Velez Sarsfield striker Santiago Silva ran to the touchline to retrieve a lit candle (sadly no cake) as a tribute to teammate Augusto Fernandez, who was celebrating his 25th birthday…

Naked flame = completely safe, what could possibly go wrong?

Plastic mask of one’s own face = potentially dangerous, yellow card.

Video via 101GG.

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  1. logan says:

    That was a nice goal.

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