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Alberto 'Jimmy' Fontana, Novara Goalkeeper, Celebrates Victory With Fire Extinguisher (VIDEO)


First Posted: 06/17/11 02:15 PM ET Updated: 08/17/11 06:12 AM ET

If you were part of a team that achieved a goal more than a half-century overdue, you might get a little rowdy -- but elated and totally nuts would be selling Alberto 'Jimmy' Fontana short.

The backup goalkeeper totally lost it after his Novara soccer squad won 2-0 on Sunday, ending a 55-year drought to finally claim a slot in Serie A, Italy's top league, according to Deadspin. The celebration included jumping through a sign, kissing members of the media and running around shorts-less while shooting off a fire-extinguisher.

Just to reiterate, this is the backup goalkeeper. And he's very excitable.

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