Liverpool player celebrates his goal with the classic Shingeki no Kyojin salute

the series of Shingeki no Kyojin (either Attack on Titan) has a new history on the soccer field thanks to the Liverpool defender Ibrahima KonateWell, this weekend he made one of the coolest tributes with a “greeting” that any fan of the series could recognize.

last 16 In April, the FA Cup semi-final was played between Liverpool clubs against Manchester City. The side defender of the English squad scored the first goal of the match just 9 minutes into the match and in the midst of his celebrations he brought his right fist to his chest at the level of his heart while protecting his left arm behind his back.

This pose is well known among fans of Shingeki no Kyojin as a greeting where the characters “give their hearts” for a cause (in his case the defense of the Erdian Nation). As if that wasn’t obvious enough, the Ibrahima Konate showed the world that he is a fan of Shingeki no Kyojin by writing a tweet confirming where he was inspired.

Not a long time ago a Spanish team also celebrated their victory with a reference to Attack on Titan, so these samples speak volumes about the popularity of the Hajime Isayama story among football personalities.

Day by day, Attack on Titan has decided to tell the end of his story with a season finale part 3 anime, leaving until now a total of 87 episodes distributed in four seasons. Said season will return to television screens and platforms at some point next year.

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