Athletes Are Now Using the "Wakanda Forever" Salute to Celebrate Victories
Black Panther is making a splash in the sports world. Black athletes have started to do the iconic Wakanda Forever salute after scoring huge wins.
In case you've been living under a rock, the Wakanda Forever salute is when you cross your arms over your chest.
Or, like this:
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Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba, soccer players who play for Manchester United, started the trend last month during a game against Chelsea:
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Last week, we saw the gesture go into the world of tennis. French player Gaël Monfils beat Matthew Ebden and celebrated the win with the salute. And then, Sachia Vickery beat the #3-ranked Garbiñe Muguruza, in a huge upset, and capped off the win with the salute:
Our prediction: expect to see some Wakanda Forever salutes during March Madness.