Reason behind De Bruyne’s ‘2-1’ celebration in Manchester City’s win over Tottenham

Reason behind De Bruyne’s ‘2-1’ celebration in Manchester City’s win over Tottenham

- Manchester City defeated Tottenham 4-1 in a Premier League game against Tottenham

- Kevin De Bruyne scored but his celebration was a talking point in the game

- Initially thought he was taking a dig at Manchester United, but reports says it was a tribute to David Silva who did not play

Kevin De Bruyne's celebration for his goal against Tottenham was to pay tribute to his teammate David Silva, according to the Telegraph.

After netting another wonderful goal, De Bruyne appeared to pay tribute to Silva by making his number 21 shirt number with his two hands a classy gesture from the Belgian.

Reason behind De Bruyne’s ‘2-1’ celebration in Manchester City’s win over Tottenham

Kevin De Bruyne's celebration against Tottenham. Source: Metro

After De Bruyne had rifled his shot past Hugo Lloris, the Belgian made a point of looking at the camera and holding his fingers up to signal ‘2-1’.

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Some City fans decided to read that as a dig at Manchester United and Jose Mourinho after their heated derby last Sunday.

City ran out 2-1 winners at Old Trafford, while after the match, players and staff from both teams were involved in a brawl around the away team’s dressing room.

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But judging by City’s post-match photo in their changing room after the win over Spurs.

De Bruyne appears to have paid tribute to Silva with his own celebration as ‘2-1’ is the Spaniard’s shirt number.

NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Manchester City proved too hot to handle for Tottenham Hotspurs as they completed a 4 - 1 victory over the North London side at the Etihad stadium.

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