A dozen images of celebrating footballers from January through to December – with tenuous questions attached
January: Sergio Agüero celebrates after scoring for Manchester City against Liverpool in the top-of-the-table clash three days into 2019. What was the final score?
Manchester City 1-0 Liverpool
Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool
Manchester City 3-1 Liverpool
Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool
February: Which player is celebrating?
Adrian Mariappa (Watford)
Alfredo Morelos (Colombia)
Troy Deeney (Watford)
March: Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes leapt over the advertising board while celebrating his goal for the J-League side Consadole to discover what?
A group of angry away fans
A moat full of water
A steep drop beneath him
The ball had actually hit the side-netting
April: Raul Jiménez whipped out a wrestling mask to celebrate putting Wolves 2-0 up in the semi-final of the FA Cup. Which team came back to beat them 3-2 after extra-time?
May: In which match is Lionel Messi celebrating?
Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool
Barcelona 2-0 Getafe
Barcelona 1-0 Levante
Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United
June: Ellen White scored for England against Scotland in the World Cup group stages and celebrated by mimicking wearing goggles. White said the celebration was a nod to her love of who?
Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth
July: The USA’s Alex Morgan celebrated her World Cup goal against England by doing what?
Pretending to drink champagne
Pretending to smoke a cigar
Pretending to blow a horn
Pretending to drink tea
August: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with his trademark acrobatics after scoring the only goal of the game as Arsenal began their season with a 1-0 away win at which club?
September: Vinicius Junior cried after scoring for Real Madrid against Osasuna. What reason did he give for bursting into tears?
His pet dog had just died
It was his first goal for the club and he was overcome with emotion
He had struggled with injuries and the relief at feeling fit and scoring again reduced him to tears
He really likes Osasuna and was upset after scoring against them
October: Matty Longstaff scored on his debut for Newcastle, playing alongside his brother Sean in midfield in the 1-0 win against Manchester United. What did the Longstaffs’ dad, David, do for a living when they were growing up?
He was a professional footballer
He was a professional strongman
He was a professional ice dancer
He was a professional ice hockey player
November: What is Marinho doing here as he celebrates a goal in Santos’s 4-1 win over Botafogo?
Imitating his favourite musician, DJ Marky
Pretending to listen to the football results on the radio
Pretending to polish the Copa do Brasil
December: Danilo Cataldi celebrates after scoring the third goal for Lazio in their 3-1 Supercoppa Italiana defeat of Juventus at which stadium?
Zayed Sports City Stadium
Olympic Grande Torino Stadium
King Abdullah Sports City
12 and above.
You’re amazing. But you probably know that already. Merry Christmas!
11 and above.
You’re brilliant aren’t you?
10 and above.
Fantastic performance. You could go far.
9 and above.
Well done you. Go and tell everyone you know that you’re great.
8 and above.
You’re quite good at this.
7 and above.
6 and above.
that was just a bit meh really.
5 and above.
4 and above.
It’s not a total disaster, but it’s not far off.
3 and above.
There’s no future in this game for you, is there?
2 and above.
That’s just rubbish.
0 and above.
1 and above.