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Definitely the second one for me.
Even now, when I still have a kick around with my mates and score a goal I'll go "SHEARER!!!" and always do the second one.
 

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Tough one bok_party. In general, I'd say he did his salute (open palm) more in his younger years at the club (mid to late 90s) as well as for England; and then it morphed a bit to the point when he started to slow down. For what its worth, it was almost always the same arm.

I'd personally say his open palm salute is more iconic/commonly associated with him - but that's probably partly because he was generally more prolific before the 2000s (so the volume of goals decreased as his career started to wind down) as well as I'd argue he was a bigger 'star' during the 90s (as well as being one of the main men for England) than in his latter years.

For me though, that smile is the best bit of the celebration. I recall in his last Tyne Wear derby, the commentator quoting him saying "as he gets older, the feeling of scoring gets sweeter and sweeter".

Ah memories.
 

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I'd go the pointed finger, also never remembered him celebrating looking up. Arm went up, head went down.
 

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He did both a lot, thought he was taking it in turns at one point. But the open palm is more unique so that's what he'll be recognised more for.

He also irregularly did the running and/or stationary double armer. Used to love when he did that but can't find any pics of him doing it at Blackburn.

 

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It's been a long time coming but Shearer is finally getting a statue installed at St James' Park.

Interestingly, the sculptor seems to have gone for the pointed finger celebration and not the open palm.

Think the face could have done a bit better but not too bad otherwise - mostly resembles the great man I guess. :p
 

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It's been a long time coming but Shearer is finally getting a statue installed at St James' Park.

Interestingly, the sculptor seems to have gone for the pointed finger celebration and not the open palm.

Think the face could have done a bit better but not too bad otherwise - mostly resembles the great man I guess. :p
It's official!!!!!!
 

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It's been a long time coming but Shearer is finally getting a statue installed at St James' Park.

Interestingly, the sculptor seems to have gone for the pointed finger celebration and not the open palm.

Think the face could have done a bit better but not too bad otherwise - mostly resembles the great man I guess. :p
Looks familiar...







But there can only be one person that knows the true answer; the man himself.

http://www.shearer9.com/celeb.shtml

Alan Shearer said:
Once you have scored don't go doing triple, or even quadruple jumps, simply get that right arm up (as shown above) and run away from the scene not letting anyone else get in your way.

Showing the palm of your hand or just one finger are both acceptable.
He did switch often. Open palm seems more iconic and less generic though. It also seems more.. Geordie, as if he's saying "Howay mate! That's a propa belta that!"
 

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Looks familiar...







But there can only be one person that knows the true answer; the man himself.

http://www.shearer9.com/celeb.shtml



He did switch often. Open palm seems more iconic and less generic though. It also seems more.. Geordie, as if he's saying "Howay mate! That's a propa belta that!"
Haha that's quite the A List of celebs who've followed the great man's style! Proper belta indeed! :D
 

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