Douglas Luiz tells Rio Ferdinand the explanation for ‘shimmy’ celebration vs Man Utd

Douglas Luiz revealed to Rio Ferdinand the inspiration behind his ‘shimmy’ celebration towards Manchester United.

The Brazilian, 25, scored for Aston Villa of their 2-1 defeat to the Red Devils at Villa Park on Sunday (February 11). The midfielder had cancelled out Rasmus Hojlund’s first-half opener within the 67th minute with an in depth vary end previous Andre Onana.

Luiz adopted up his objective with a taunting celebration in direction of the goalkeeper as he started shimmying which rapidly caught the eye of followers on social media.

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Fans started evaluating Luiz’s celebration to WWE legend Eddie Guerrero who was well-known for pulling out a shimmy transfer and shaking his shoulders.

One X (previously referred to as Twitter) consumer wrote: “Douglas Luiz finding his inner Eddie Guerrero,” whereas one other commented: “Douglas Luiz done the Eddie Guerrero in front of the keeper. He’s mocking it.”

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Luiz's celebration had fans on social media in hysterics
Luiz’s celebration had followers on social media in hysterics

A 3rd could not assist however snigger as they added: “Nah Douglas Luiz celebration has me in tears. Did that man just do the shimmy shoulders”.

Luiz’s happiness did not final for lengthy as Scott McTominay’s seventh Premier League objective of the season within the remaining minutes of the sport meant Erik ten Hag’s facet left the Midlands with all three factors. United legend Rio Ferdinand determined to have enjoyable on the midfielder’s expense by posting a snap of his celebration and jokingly requested: “U ok” with a number of laughing emojis.

Rio Ferdinand
The Manchester United legend loved the back-and-forth he had with the Villa midfielder

Scott McTominay celebrates with Rasmus Hojlund
It was United who had the final snigger because of Scott McTominay’s winner

The Brazil worldwide gained a couple of followers along with his response as he replied again: I’m good, thanks it’s simply carnaval time in Brazil” which Ferdinand responded back with: “Love it”. In what was a wholesome interaction of football banter, one Villa fan was proud of his player as he wrote: “YES DOUG. OWN”.

The Villa supporter’s message wasn’t taken too kindly by United fans who came out in droves to slam the user as one fan wrote: “Warra 6 factors for villa” while another added: “We did a double on you in our banter period”.

The three factors for United imply they sit simply 5 factors behind Villa who’ve suffered three defeats of their final six league video games.