Watch the celebration that could land a footballer in more hot water after drink-driving allegations 6 years ago

Watch the celebration that could land a footballer in more hot water after drink-driving allegations

If you've been detained by police on allegations of drink-driving and been stripped of the captaincy of your football club as a result, you might want to lay low for a bit.

What isn't the best of ideas is to respond with a celebration playing on what are very serious allegations.

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But none of that went through David Limbersky's head when he found the net for Viktoria Plzen in their league game against Pribram.

Limbersky, a Czech Republic international, lost the captaincy after allegedly crashing his car while over the legal limit for alcohol. But when he scored just days later, this was how he marked the occasion...

Plzen described Limbersky's alleged drink-driving as 'A totally unacceptable breach of professional contract for which there is simply no mitigating circumstance.'

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Following the controversial celebration, the club publicly distanced itself from the player's actions and issued another statement explaining: "Although the club is able to understand that the events of recent days have been emotional, David Limbersky's gesture could be construed as disrespecting or making light of the situation."

The defender, who had a short loan spell with Tottenham Hotspur earlier in his career, is not the first footballer to embark on a contentious celebration following off-field controversy.

After infamously hitting team-mate John Arne Riise with a golf club, former Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy made fun of the issue when he scored for the club against Barcelona.

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