10/29/2012 05:13 pm ET Updated Feb 06, 2013

Rob Gronkowski Nutcracker Celebration: Patriots TE Imitates Buckingham Palace Guard After TD (VIDEO)

If American football ever becomes popular across the pond, we may have Rob Gronkowski to thank for it.

The New England Patriots tight end, known for his ebullient personality, provided no shortage of antics this past weekend in England when his team took on the St. Louis Rams at London's Wembley Stadium. After beating double coverage for his first touchdown of the game, Gronk celebrated with a dance specifically tailored for the hometown fans, imitating the famously rigid guards at Buckingham Palace before triumphantly spiking the ball.

"That little Nutcracker dude that's guarding the house," Gronkowski said when asked about the celebration after the game, via

Gronk wasn't done entertaining, hauling in a 14-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Patriots' 45-7 drubbing of the Rams. He celebrated that score with a gyrating dance that he told was inspired by teammate Deion Branch's victory moves.