Paulo Dybala uncovers the motivation behind his famous ‘Dybala cover’ festivity


Paulo Dybala uncovers the motivation behind his famous ‘Dybala cover’ festivity


Alan Shearer had his one arm salute, Frank Lampard indicated the sky, Robbie Keane cart-wheeled and Raul kissed his wedding ring.

Goalscorers having trademark celebrations isn’t anything new, but concocting something that hasn’t been seen before is progressively troublesome in the current innovative age

A standout amongst the most famous present day is that of Paulo Dybala,the Juventus and Argentina forward who puts a hand over the lower half of his face, pointer indicating off his right, thumb going to one side.

But where did it come from?Also, what’s it about?

« The celebration was born after a match against Milan in the Super Cup [2016], » said Dybala.

« I missed a punishment and was extremely upset afterwards [Dybala’s effort, saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma, given Milan a shootout success].


« I went on vacation and was watching Gladiator on TV and that’s when I decided that, my next goal, to celebrate as a Gladiator.

« So I praised like it – and am presently as yet commending like it. »

Dybala and Juventus are looking for yet another Serie A title this term, with the Bianconeri having won the last seven class titles in progression.

« We [Juventus] know how he plays and how he functions, » said Dybala.

« Obviously, you need to roll out little improvements, but we are happy and we are going to score a lot of goals together. »


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