West Indies legend Chris Gayle has recreated Cristiano Ronaldo’s iconic “Siuu” celebration on the Toronto Blue Jays’ house pitch, drawing a hilarious response from former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.
In a pre-season pleasant in opposition to Chelsea in 2013, then-Actual Madrid famous person Cristiano Ronaldo began his iconic “Siuu” celebration. Over the past decade, he has tweaked it, including a surprising mid-air pirouette to it earlier than letting out his trademark battle cry. Ronaldo famously screamed “Siuu” on stage after profitable the Ballon d’Or in 2014.
Ronaldo’s celebration has since been recreated by many famend sportsmen, with Gayle being the newest addition. The legendary energy hitter, who’s set to participate within the T20 World Canada League, just lately visited the Blue Jays’ house stadium. Gayle ran throughout the pitch, touching all of the bases and performing Ronaldo’s “Siuu” celebration on the finish.
The previous Kolkata Knight Riders batter uploaded an Instagram Reel of himself hitting a demo house run, with the next caption:
“Prep for my house run tomorrow 😄😂 siuuuu 🔥 @bluejays”
Yuvraj Singh discovered the video hilarious and left a laughing emoji within the remark part.
Over time, fairly just a few cricketers have paid homage to Cristiano Ronaldo by mimicking his celebration, together with India internationals Virat Kohli and Mohammed Siraj.
When Cristiano Ronaldo detailed origin of his iconic “Siuu” celebration
In a 2019 interview, Cristiano Ronaldo talked concerning the origin of his legendary “Siuu”, which suggests an astounding ‘sure!’ in Spanish, celebration. He mentioned that it got here spontaneously to him throughout a pre-season sport in opposition to Chelsea, and he discovered it superb that followers bear in mind him by it.
“We have been enjoying in opposition to Chelsea, and I simply scored a aim. And I did Siuuu,” mentioned Ronaldo (through Basically Sports activities).
“To be sincere, it was pure, and, since then, I began to do it. I really feel the followers’ assist once they see me do the Cristiano Siuuu celebration. I say ‘wow.’ Since then, I’ve continued like that.”
Throughout his legendary profession, the previous Manchester United and Juventus ace has develop into synonymous with iconic celebrations. He gave delivery to the “Calma Calma” celebration after scoring the winner in a 2-1 title-deciding win over Barcelona at Camp Nou in April 2012.
Final yr at Manchester United, he created the “Nap” celebration after scoring in opposition to Everton. It is believed that the 38-year-old made a self-deprecating joke via the celebration, as he is usually teased for taking cat naps throughout the day.