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The Story Behind Lionel Messi's Goal Celebration

The Former Barcelona captain who as scored a lot of goals which he has celebrated with a lot of celebration styles.

Eventhough he uses other gestures or symbolic acts he mostly repeats his skyward trait and he said he will not stop doing it any time soon.

The skyward trait his used dedicate the goals to his grandmother Celia Olevera Cuccittini Who passed away in 1998 and she was the one who encouraged Leo to play football.She even took him matches and thus played a huge role in shaping the path of perhaps the greatest-ever footballer.

Messi had this to say about the celebration "I think about her a lot, I would love if she was here in the stadium, watching me enjoying it.She gave us everything, my cousin and i would fight to sleep in his house, she cared for all of us.I can't say something in particular it was everything about her, her character, how she stressed us, how she loved us.

I dedicated my goals and triumph to her I wasn her to be here but she left us before she could see us succeed.I would have brought her to Barcelona".

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