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27th Feb 2016

Michail Antonio pays tribute to Homer Simpson with brilliantly bizarre goal celebration

At least we think he did

Robert Redmond

It’s about time a footballer used this as a goal celebration.

The Simpsons’ episode “Last Exit to Springfield” is almost 23-years-old, yet no footballer has ever thought of celebrating like Homer when he scored a victory over Mr. Burns for the power plant union.

a9018968c018a2503a94d5c8b844871cUntil now…GettyImages-512615622West Ham winger Michail Antonio opened the scoring against Sunderland in the early Premier League kick-off and decided enough was enough, someone had to pay tribute to Homer’s celebration.

Or at least that’s how Twitter saw it.