To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now
OK
Advert

The Rock Responds To Ipswich Striker Who Used 'People's Elbow' As A Celebration

Published 
| Last updated 

The Rock Responds To Ipswich Striker Who Used 'People's Elbow' As A Celebration

Ipswich Town striker James Norwood has hilariously used 'The People's Elbow' as a celebration paying homage to The Rock who has responded to the gesture on Twitter.

After netting against Bolton Wanderers over the weekend, Norwood's celebration on the pitch was rather muted.

Norwood while at former club Tranmere Rovers (Image Credit: PA)
Norwood while at former club Tranmere Rovers (Image Credit: PA)

Although on Twitter, the Ipswich media team posted a much funnier celebration.

Advert

The post to announce the summer signing's goal saw Norwood carry out 'The People's Elbow', a wrestling move popularised by Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

Check it out below.


Advert

The attention to detail must be commended as the 28 year-old removes an elbow pad before hitting the move, just as the former WWE Champion used to.

He also 'ran the ropes' before dropping the elbow to conclude the celebration.

The Rock himself has now commented on the celebration, praising Norwood's execution of the move.


Advert


It's the second time in two weeks the striker has adopted the persona of an 'Attitude Era' icon.

Last week, Norwood paid homage to 'Stone Cold Steve Austin' by crashing two cans together and chugging down.

Advert

His celebrations have even been commended by the WWE, who stated:

"We can definitely smell (and appreciate) what they have cooking."

Norwood himself also seems to be enjoying the notoriety these celebrations are bringing him.

Advert

Following The Tractor Boys 5-0 win he tweeted about the result with another nod to Hollywood star Johnson.





One Ipswich fan seemed keen on getting The Rock down to Portman Road.



Some fans were keen to point out Norwood dropped the opposite elbow that 'The People's Champ' used to back in the day.

But you have to think Norwood won't let that get him down about trying out more moves in the future.

Perhaps he should try 'The Worm' next time?

Topics: Ipswich Town, Bolton Wanderers, Steve Austin, The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, WWE

Dan Marland
More like this
Advert
Advert
Advert

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Football

Erling Haaland May Only Have Three Years To Join Exclusive Pep Guardiola Club With Three Players In

5 hours ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

The First Trailer For Arsenal's 'All Or Nothing' Documentary Series Has Finally Dropped, It Looks Fascinating

10 hours ago