- Valentine's Day is every February 14 in many parts of the world as love is shown by people to themselves
- There are players who have also exchanged this type of love on the football pitch due to their clubs' wins
- Barcelona star Lionel Messi and teammate Jordi Alba are some of these players who engaged in this act
Footballers are known to be emotional on the field of play most especially when they score fantastic goals for their teams in which many of them would run to the stands and kiss their wives, girlfriends or children.
Many would also engage in a superb jubilation that is capable of throwing their fans into excellent celebration.
It is however strange and unusual when you see some great and famous footballers choosing the other way round by engaging in what many pundits would term as 'gay practice' on the field of play.
In this article, Legit.ng looks at some famous footballers whose acts of celebrations on the pitch left many questions on the minds of many football fans considering their pedigree.
1. Mathieu Dubuchy and Olivier Giroud
Arsenal and French defender Mathieu Debuchy supplied a superb pass for his teammate Olivier Giroud, who wasted no time scoring for France, and what these two players were caught doing after the goal shocked many fans.
2. Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba
Barcelona duo of Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba were also involved in a scene which shocked many football fans as the Spanish defender rushed to the Argentine forward after scoring a superb goal for the club
3. Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso
In 2005, Liverpool came back from 3 goals down in the UEFA Champions League final duel against AC Milan, and they went on to win the trophy via penalties. The celebration of Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso shocked many fans after winning the match.
4. Gary Neville and Paul Scholes
Former Manchester United stars Gary Neville and Paul Scholes were involved in a surprise show while featuring for the club in which both of them could not explain the rationale that led them to it.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported about 11 football stars who are loved all round as we celebrate Valentine.
While footballers like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are loved and hated by fans, these football stars are loved all round regardless of where or who they played for.
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