Fortnite celebrations are nothing new to the world of sport this year, especially in soccer, and even already in the World Cup. Still, Antoine Griezmann busted out the Take the L emote after scoring on a penalty kick in the 38th minute.
Griezmann Fortnite celebration. Handing L's.— World Cup (@FlFAWC2018) July 15, 2018
In case you’re living under a rock and not familiar with Fortnite, this is what the dance looks like in the game:
Griezmann has done this before, in the World Cup, too — June 30 in France’s first knockout stage game against Argentina, where he also scored on a penalty kick.
Elsewhere, we’ve seen Fortnite celebrations in professional soccer, the NBA, Major League Baseball and the game’s been name-checked at the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament, and in the first round of the NBA Draft. So, this kind of thing probably isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon.
France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win its second FIFA World Cup championship (the other came in 1998).