05/23/2012 08:47 am ET

The Most Excessive Celebrations in Sports History

As the ball crosses the goal line, both teams seemingly frozen in time, hearts across the world skip a beat in preparation of an eccentric masterpiece. Or rather, the celebration.

Post-score shakes, kneels, chest pounds and skyward points have always flooded sports. But in recent years, the acrobatic realm has begun to inherit more unique and artistic characters, those with a flair for the dramatic.

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