Manchester United's birthday boy Hojlund explains iconic guitar celebration

Electric man Rasmus Hojlund entertains Old Trafford with his iconic celebration against West Ham United. (Photo Credit: Man Utd/)

Manchester United's birthday boy Hojlund explains iconic guitar celebration

Izuchukwu Akawor 04:45 - 05.02.2024

Rasmus Hojlund was on target for Manchester United and had a special celebration for his goal against West Ham United.

Manchester United striker Rasmus Hojlund has revealed the story behind his iconic air guitar celebration after scoring on his 21st birthday against West Ham United.

Pulse Sports Nigeria reports that Hojlund was on target as Manchester United thrashed the Hammers 3-0 in the Premier League on Sunday at Old Trafford. 

Hojlund’s celebration at Man United

The Danish sensation has quickly become a fan favourite at Old Trafford with his energetic display and an eye for goal following his arrival in the summer. 

And on the occasion of his birthday, the youngster opened the scoring for the Red Devils with a wonderful strike in the 23rd minute of the match.

Man United forward Rasmus Hojlund seems to have found his feet in the Premier League. || Imago

Following his excellent opener, he treated the home faithful to an iconic celebration which he has now explained after the match.

“It was one of my friends,” the talented said moments after the victory against West Ham in a video posted by the club on Instagram.

Rasmus Hojlund unveiled an electric celebration against West Ham United.
Rasmus Hojlund unveiled an electric celebration against West Ham United. (Photo Credit: Man Utd/X)

“In the summer he told me I should do it and then, I haven’t done it really. So, he just reminded me, we had this short spell of when I was in Denmark and he just reminded me that I should do it and now it stuck with me,” he added.

Man United built the foundation for the win against West Ham on Hojlund’s early goal as fellow youngster Alejandro Garnacho went on to add two more goals to seal a big win for Erik Ten Hag and his Red Devils. 

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Hojlund, who now has four goals and two assists in the PL, will be hoping to crank out a few more riffs before the season is done as the youthful United side continues their push for a top-four finish.

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