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WATCH: Emmanuel Mayuka’s exuberant, gymnastic AFCON goal celebration


Tunisia’s defender Aymen Abdennour (R) vies with Zambia’s forward Emmanuel Mayuka during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group B football match between Zambia and Tunisia in Ebebiyin on January 22, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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So, you’ve scored a goal for your country in your continent’s biggest tournament. What do you do now?

In the case of Southampton and Zambia star Emmanuel Mayuka at Thursday’s Africa Cup of Nations match against Tunisia, you do four backflips and a choreographed dance routine with your teammates.

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Mayuka made the most of a Tunisian defensive lapse by lashing a loose ball into the upper 90. Sadly for Mayuka, Tunisia came back to capture a 2-1 win. And unfortunately for Mayuka, he later left the game with a celebration-related? injury.

Fortunately for us, we get another example of what makes AFCON so fun: an absurdly-long celebration befitting an Olympic floor dance routine.

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