Fans spot Rudiger’s wild celebration with Ancelotti and say ‘Pep would have benched him for the season for this’

ANTONIO RUDIGER celebrated wildly with boss Carlo Ancelotti after Real Madrid’s victory over Bayern Munich.

Joselu‘s late double saw the Spanish giants come back to beat Bayern 2-1, cancelling out Alphonso Davies‘ brilliant opener.

Antonio Rudiger appeared to grab his boss Carlo Ancelotti
Antonio Rudiger appeared to grab his boss Carlo AncelottiCredit: https://twitter.com/Modric_D_Madrid
The German, 31, then seemed to shake the 64-year-old
The German, 31, then seemed to shake the 64-year-oldCredit: https://twitter.com/Modric_D_Madrid
Fans joked that Rudiger's wild celebration would see him dropped
Fans joked that Rudiger’s wild celebration would see him droppedCredit: https://twitter.com/Modric_D_Madrid
Ancelotti has built an amazing relationship with his players
Ancelotti has built an amazing relationship with his playersCredit: Getty

The final whistle sparked incredible scenes at the newly-revamped Santiago Bernabeu.

In footage that emerged after the game, Rudiger went wild when he saw Ancelotti.

The former Chelsea star, 31, grabbed the seemingly unsuspecting 64-year-old before appearing shake him with glee.

After seeing the joyous moment, one fan joked on social media: “Pep could’ve benched him for the rest of the season for doing this.”

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While a second similarly quipped: “Rudiger is definitely getting benched at the next game.”

A third swooned: “I love his energy.”

And another added: “This is amazing.”

Following Joselu’s second, Rudiger ran to the corner of the stadium where Rio Ferdinand and Laura Woods were standing pitchside.

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Rudiger grabbed a chair and brought it onto the pitch
Rudiger grabbed a chair and brought it onto the pitchCredit: Getty
The defender also appeared to kiss the VAR monitor
The defender also appeared to kiss the VAR monitorCredit: X

When it was pointed out that the goal had initially been flagged for offside, Rudiger turned to run back onto the pitch, leaving Ferdinand looking sheepish.

With the goal eventually being given, there was bedlam at the Bernabeu.

Watch Antonio Rudiger bring back iconic Chelsea chair celebration in wild scenes after Real Madrid win vs Bayern Munich

Rudiger ran onto the pitch with a chair after the game, something he also did when he won the Club World Cup with Chelsea in 2022.

The German then gleefully kissed the VAR monitor in the moments after his side’s win.

Veteran boss Ancelotti has won the Champions League more than any other coach, having lifted the famous trophy four times.

‘IT’S MAGICAL’

After the game, he said: “It’s happened again. Something that has happened time after time, which is inexplicable, has happened again.

“A set of fans who drive us, a stadium that supports us, a stunning atmosphere and a group of players who believe. It’s magical.

“We played well, I think it was a tough game but we had control, we didn’t lose our heads when they scored and we got back into it.

“I’d like to the fans, the club and above all, the players, they’ve delivered a season nobody expected, myself included. I didn’t imagine that this squad would be capable of what they’ve achieved.

“Making the final… we’re going to have a great time with the fans because we’re going to celebrate LaLiga in the coming days, I want a time to celebrate, to go to Cibeles.

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“There’s a happiness which is contagious for the players.”

Real Madrid will now take on Borussia Dortmund in the final at Wembley on June 1.

Rudiger appeared to be overwhelmed with joy after the match
Rudiger appeared to be overwhelmed with joy after the matchCredit: Rex

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