And the award for best goal celebration of the week goes to … Dani Osvaldo.
Osvaldo celebrated his goal for Boca Juniors against Venezuelan club Zamora in the Copa Libertadores on Wednesday with an on-field group photo of him and his teammates.
Osvaldo gave Boca Juniors a 4-0 advantage with his 68th-minute goal and the Argentinian striker rounded up his teammates to save the moment for posterity. A Boca staff member did the honors, taking the famous picture.
Nacho Xeneize♥ ! (@Boca2015Bj) March 12, 2015
Osvaldo added another goal 13 minutes later, but his celebration wasn’t as picturesque as the first.
Boca ultimately cruised to a 5-0 win, which kept it atop its Copa Libertadores group.
After the game, Osvaldo told Fox Sports he only was trying to match Franceco Totti’s photo-celebrating prowess.
“When Francesco Totti’s ‘selfie’ appeared on YouTube, although Francesco did it alone, I wanted to do something similar,” Osvaldo said, according to the Mirror.
Osvaldo clearly is enjoying life at Boca Juniors. He joined the club in February on a loan deal from Premier League club Southampton and has scored three goals in his first four games with the Argentinian soccer giant.
Osvaldo spectacularly wore out his welcome at Southampton following his £15 million ($22.3 million) transfer from Roma in 2013, and Inter Milan was glad to cut short his loan spell earlier this season.
The Argentina-born Italian international is making new friends at Boca Juniors. Time will tell whether he’s able to keep them.
Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@livefootball
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