Top Five Most Controversial Gestures Including Ex-Arsenal And Liverpool Stars

On the wake of Arsenal winger  Theo Walcott’s teasing gesture against Tottenham fans during the FA cup clash (yesterday) , it’s a nice time to find out the Top Four most controversial gestures ever seen in the football history.

After finding the net, footballers have different ways to express their positive emotions. While some prefer dedicating their goals, others celebrate them with their teammates. Nevertheless, some players have less common gestures, which not always are proper and should be shown. Now, straight to the list,


5. Emmanuel Adebayor [Manchester City] vs Arsenal


After leaving the Gunners for the Citizen side in a $25 million move in 2009, during a match between both clubs the Togo international raised controversy after scoring a goal. Instead of celebrating the goal with his own fans, the forward preferred to sprint the full length of the pitch to finally provocatively slide on his knees in front of his ex-club supporters, which obviously were not very happy with this fact and reacted throwing chairs along with other items at Adebayor who eventually was given a yellow card by the referee.

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