China’s Football League Lets Its Players Celebrate Way More Than the NFL (Video)


This year, the NFL has endured harsh criticism on a lot of fronts, not the least of which comes in response to the league’s crackdowns on end zone celebrations. Well, the China Arena Football League is in the luxurious position of not having to care about such trivial things, so they let the players do pretty much whatever they want.

And, apparently, what they want to do is pretend they’re wrestlers and referees after a touchdown. Because here’s what they did:

I don’t want to insinuate that I would bail on the NFL to watch these guys…but I totally would. The above celebrations took place in a match between the Shanghai Skywalkers and the Shenzhen Naja.

The players sliding in just in time to give the three-count is the icing on the cake for me.

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