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West Brom’s Nicolas Anelka performed an anti-semitic celebration after scoring against West Ham [Picture]

BclCHcCIAAE1IU9 West Broms Nicolas Anelka performed an anti semitic celebration after scoring against West Ham [Picture]Nicolas Anelka impressed on his return at West Ham, scoring a 5 minute brace for his West Brom side.

However, his celebration was clouded in controversy and will surely be a huge talking point when major newspapers pick up on it.

French, anti-semitic comedian, Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, popularised the gesture known to be a ‘Nazi salute in reverse’ and appears to have a fan in Nicolas Anelka.

Anelka only performed the celebration after the first goal but French media outlets have been widely reporting the anti-semitic gesture.

Surely a ban is in order for the journeyman striker?

For more context, French football and social expert Philippe Auclair explained the meaning behind the gesture:

In the picture below, he can be seen doing the gesture, ‘la quenelle’, with Dieudonne himself.

Bck7 RZIMAAu6Er West Broms Nicolas Anelka performed an anti semitic celebration after scoring against West Ham [Picture]

 

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