Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Michu Explains His Goal Celebration

Michu Explains His Goal Celebration

Swansea City midfielder Michu has explained the reason behind his goal celebration - as shown in the picture above.

After just three Premier League games, the 26 year-old has shown his celebration on 4 occassions - scoring a brace in the opening game at QPR, as well as scoring in the West Ham and Sunderland home matches respectively.

Michu explained his celebration to the Evening Post:

"It is from my days in Spain,"

"When I was at Celta Vigo in the second division, we played Gorka Pintado`s old club Granada and I missed a penalty.

"Granada went up that season to the top league, and then I moved to Rayo Vallecano who were also in the top division.

"In the warm up to that game I could hear the Granada fans shouting 'Hey Michu, please take a penalty today`.

"But the game finished 1-0 in our favour and I scored the only goal. So when I scored, I just put my hand to my ear and listened to the Granada support, but they were quiet. It was just a bit of harmless fun with the Granada fans.

"Of course, now I am at Swansea, but I still like to do the celebration because it reminds me of my journey here."


The £2m signing also briefly talked about his former club Rayo Vallecano:

"Rayo did a lot for my career and I won`t forget that,"

"It`s a family club, just like Swansea. Everyone is very friendly and close.

"I always look out for Rayo`s results. They have started very well in La Liga - they are on seven points, just like us, and I hope we can both enjoy very successful seasons."







Fancy a spin? Your Vital Football Logins are valid on Vital F1



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday September 11 2012
Time: 9:14PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

The Swansea City Injury Table Updated 22/09/2017

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Swansea City

Detailed tactical match analysis as Swansea City pick up their first Premier League point away at Spurs

Officials - Swansea v Watford (23/9/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Swansea City and Watford this Saturday.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Reading (EFL Cup)
Suggested By:
Nordfeldt1%
Rangel14%
Mawson14%
van der Hoorn0%
Olsson0%
Mesa64%
Fer0%
Sanches0%
Routledge0%
Bony0%
Narsingh0%
Ayew7%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.GThomas10
2.Phil W9
3.Dennis Downing3
4.yugo231
5.Vital Swansea City1
6.KevinE1
The Vital Football Members League