Now that the World Cup is over, fans from across the globe have been discussing their favourite matches, goals and performances from the 32 countries involved in Russia

However, Pringles have teamed up sports analyst Dr. Garry Gelade, formally of the University of Cambridge, to show supporters what has been rated as the best goal celebration at the tournament. 

Dr. Gelade has created the world’s first formula for the perfect goal celebration, which takes into account theatrics, goal gravity and reaction with a score out of 100. With this formula, the sports analyst is able to deem the top 10 celebrations from the World Cup in Russia.

Antoine Griezmann celebrates with the World Cup trophy after France's 4-2 win in the final

Antoine Griezmann celebrates with the World Cup trophy after France’s 4-2 win in the final

10. Artem Dzyuba – Russia – 67/100

Artem Dzyuba scored a penalty for Russia to send their round of 16 tie against Spain into extra time and then a penalty shootout – which the hosts eventually won to book their spot in the last eight. 

The imposing forward’s passionate salute to the home crowd was really an iconic moment and deserves a place on this list.

Artem Dzyuba salutes the Russian crowd after equalising from the spot against Spain

Artem Dzyuba salutes the Russian crowd after equalising from the spot against Spain

9. Mario Fernandes – Russia – 67/100

Another Russian candidate makes the list after Mario Fernandes’s header deep into extra-time kept hopes of advancing to the semi-finals alive.

The Brazilian-born full back leaped over the advertising boards and towards the crowd to celebrate up close with the frantic supporters. 

Mario Fernandes leaps over the advertising boards and towards the frantic Russian supporters

Mario Fernandes leaps over the advertising boards and towards the frantic Russian supporters

8. Kylian Mbappe – France – 67/100

The World Cup in Russia was the stage where Kylian Mbappe really announced himself as a world-class striker.

The 19-year-old became the second teenager ever to score in a World Cup final after his long-range effort all but confirmed Les Bleus as champions. 

The Paris Saint-Germain attacker sprinted away towards the corner flag before being mobbed by his team-mates.

Kylian Mbappe scores France's fourth goal against Croatia in the World Cup final in Russia

Kylian Mbappe scores France’s fourth goal against Croatia in the World Cup final in Russia

7. Kim Young-Gwon – South Korea – 68/100

South Korea needed to beat former world champions Germany to have any chance of making the knockout rounds.

With the game still goalless late on, Kim Young-Gwon was in the right place at the right time to stab home his effort past a helpless Manuel Neuer in net.

The South Korean defender wheeled away in celebration before a VAR review confirmed his goal was legitimate. South Korea went on to knock the Germans out of the competition but failed to make it through themselves.

Kim Young-Gwon scores the opening goal against Germany in the dying minutes of the game

Kim Young-Gwon scores the opening goal against Germany in the dying minutes of the game

6. Victor Moses – Nigeria – 69/100

Victor Moses pulled off the flashiest celebration at the World Cup in Russia after he equalised from the spot against Lionel Messi’s Argentina.

The Chelsea winger’s series of somersaults left the crowd in awe and Argentinian hearts broken as they needed a win to get through to the knockout stages.

Marcos Rojo’s late volley did eventually win Argentina the game and knock Nigeria out. 

Victor Moses (left) pulls off a series of somersaults after equalising from the penalty spot

Victor Moses (left) pulls off a series of somersaults after equalising from the penalty spot

5. Paul Pogba – France – 69/100

France’s third goal in the World Cup final was all about Paul Pogba.

From the spectacular pass to Mbappe, the finessed finish and the passionate celebration – it had the lot. 

The Manchester United midfielder let out an almighty roar after his shot hit the back of the net to give France the advantage and one hand on the World Cup trophy.

Paul Pogba lets out a passionate roar after scoring France's third goal against Croatia

Paul Pogba lets out a passionate roar after scoring France’s third goal against Croatia

4. Samuel Umtiti – France – 70/100

Samuel Umtiti’s powerful header was enough to send Les Bleus into the World Cup final.

The Barcelona defender rose highest above his opponents to put his effort past Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois shortly after half-time.

And Umtiti had the celebration to match as his sassy strut became an all-time classic at the tournament.

Samuel Umtiti (right) shows of his sassy strut after scoring the winning goal against Belgium

Samuel Umtiti (right) shows of his sassy strut after scoring the winning goal against Belgium

3. Antoine Griezmann – France – 73/100 

Antoine Griezmann claims the bronze medal in the best goal celebration category after performing his signature ‘Take the L’ Fortnite dance in the final.

Griezmann copied the celebration from the popular video game ‘Fortnite’ and has made it his in the footballing world.

The striker used the dance after scoring France’s second goal in the final against Croatia on Sunday, making it worthy of a place in the top three.

Antoine Griezmann performs his 'Take the L' Fortnite celebration in the final against Croatia

Antoine Griezmann performs his ‘Take the L’ Fortnite celebration in the final against Croatia

2. Yerry Mina – Columbia – 73/100

Colombia’s ‘Electric Chain’ celebration is the list’s only group effort following Yerry Mina’s goal against Senegal in the group stages.

The defender’s header in the 74th minute saw all 10 outfield players race towards the corner flag to show off their choreographed move to the Colombian fans.

And it’s not the first time they’ve absolutely nailed a group celebration either at a World Cup. James Rodriguez’s header against Ivory Coast in 2014 saw the Colombians perform some fancy footwork with the substitutes bench. Fantastic stuff.

Colombia's 'Electric Chain' celebration is the list's only group effort following Yerry Mina's goal

Colombia’s ‘Electric Chain’ celebration is the list’s only group effort following Yerry Mina’s goal

1. Jesse Lingard – England – 74/100 

Football didn’t come home, but Jesse Lingard’s celebrations certainly did with Dr. Gelade deeming Lingard’s celebration as the best at the 2018 World Cup.

His wonder-strike against Panama had everything – a fantastic goal, theatrics and a huge reaction from the England faithful as Gareth Southgate’s side went on to thrash the Central American side 6-1.

Lingard’s Fortnite ‘Shoot Dance’ scored a huge 74 out of 100.

Like Griezmann, Lingard also copied the celebration from Fortnite, a game that the England players played in their down-time during the tournament.

Lingard's ‘Shoot Dance’ scored a huge 74 out of 100 after his goal against Panama

His wonder-strike against Panama had everything - fantastic goal, theatrics and a huge reaction from the England faithful

Jesse Lingard’s ‘Shoot Dance’ scored a huge 74 out of 100 after his goal against Panama

Pringles wants to see football fans’ own signature celebrations using #CelebrationAcademy. 



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