MANEL KAPE took a leaf from Cristiano Ronaldo’s book as he copied the signed ‘siu’ celebration of the Man Utd star following a brutal KO at UFC Vegas 44.
MMA runner-up Kape vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov at last night’s event in Sin City.
And he took no prisoners when he won the first round TKO after the electric boxing.
When the referee paused the fight, Kape stopped spanking his opponent and turned back to bask in the crowd’s halo.
Then, he took a quick step before hurling himself into the air.
And after turning around to face Zhumagulov, Kape shouted ‘Siu!’ when he put his hands behind his back.
The celebration was clearly a nod to Portuguese legend and compatriot Ronaldo, who still makes the same move every time he scores for club and country.
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And Ronaldo revealed in August that he started saying ‘siu’ after scoring for Real Madrid in a match Pre-season friendly against Chelsea.
Ronnie explained: “I was in the US and we played Chelsea and I didn’t know where it came from. I just scored and I said, ‘siu!’ But that’s only natural, to be honest.
“Then I started doing that and I felt like the fans, when they saw me, they were like ‘siu’ and I said, ‘wow, people remember Cristiano for siu,'” so I continued like that.”
However, the veteran was unable to make his signature jump and shouted in front of Palace on Sunday.
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United won their first game under Ralf Rangnick 1-0.
And their match winner came from an unlikely source as midfielder Fred.
But with 12 goals already for the Red Devils this term, Ronaldo will surely hit the ‘Siu’ many more times.
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