Ghana goalscorer responds to criticism for 'Siu' celebration: "My upbringing doesn’t permit me to be disrespectful to elders"

Osman Bukari World Cup 2022 Ghana Portugal
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When Osman Bukari scored for Ghana at World Cup 2022 in the 89th minute of his tournament debut against Portugal, the moment would undoubtedly have been one of the proudest of his life - little did he know he would be heavily criticised on social media for his celebration instead.

Despite only bringing the scores back to 3-2 to Portugal, Bukari sprinted off after bagging past Diogo Costa, understandably overcome with emotion. The forward jumped into the air, spun around and landed with arms outstretched by his sides - reminiscent of a certain Cristiano Ronaldo. 

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