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Fans think Hakimi did a tribute to Sergio Ramos with 'waddle' celebration after Morocco beat Spain

Nasir Jabbar

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Fans think Hakimi did a tribute to Sergio Ramos with 'waddle' celebration after Morocco beat Spain

Fans think Achraf Hakimi did a tribute to Sergio Ramos with the 'waddle' celebration after Morocco dumped Spain out of the World Cup.

Morocco produced a shock in the tournament by knocking out Spain on penalties, winning the shootout 3-0 at the Education City Stadium on Tuesday.

Hakimi scored the winning penalty, converting an ice-cold spot-kick before hitting the 'waddle' celebration, which has become a viral trend by Jaylen Waddle who performs the same move after scoring touchdowns for Miami Dolphins.

And fans online are convinced the Moroccan international's celebration was a nod to Ramos, who not only does the same celebration but was also omitted from Spain's World Cup squad.

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Did Hakimi do the 'waddle' celebration in tribute to Ramos? Well, fans online certainly reckon so.

One Twitter user wrote: "With his Panenka, Hakimi not only knocked Spain out of the World Cup, but he also celebrated like Sergio Ramos. A suitable response to Enrique, who did not select Ramos despite the fact that he started all of PSG's games and was undefeated in all of them."

A second tweeted: "Born and raised in Madrid, called Sergio Ramos the best defender itw after he was omitted from Spain's World Cup squad and went on to score Ramos' signature Panenka & do his special celebration after knocking Spain out..."

A third added: "No way not only did Hakimi knocked out Spain and he also done a tribute to Sergio Ramos."

A fourth commented: "OMDS I just realized that’s the celebration Hakimi does with Ramos all the time."

A fifth said: "Hakimi doing the Sergio Ramos celebration is the ultimate sh*thousery."

Sergio Ramos and Achraf Hakimi hit the 'waddle' celebration. Image: Alamy
Sergio Ramos and Achraf Hakimi hit the 'waddle' celebration. Image: Alamy

Another wrote: "Hakimi not only knocked Spain out with a Panenka but also made a point to Enrique for not picking Ramos to be in the squad by doing his penguin celebration."

Ramos' exclusion from Luis Enrique's team came as a slight surprise considering the 36-year-old's form at Paris Saint-Germain. He's played 20 games in all competitions, helping his side to an unbeaten start in the league.

The North African country, meanwhile, face Portugal on Saturday with a spot in the semi-finals up for grabs.

Featured Image Credit: UEFA/Alamy/FIFA World Cup

Topics: Achraf Hakimi, Sergio Ramos, Football World Cup, Spain

Nasir Jabbar
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