Formula 1 Account Teases Verstappen for Emulating Bellingham’s Celebration at the Mexico Grand Prix

Formula 1 Account Teases Verstappen for Emulating Bellingham’s Celebration at the Mexico Grand Prix

Ero Samson
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Formula 1 headed to the City of Mexico for round 20 of the 2023 season
  • Max Verstappen secured victory and recreated the Jude Bellingham celebration
  • Formula 1's account has trolled the Dutch driver following his celebration on the night

Max Verstappen continued his impressive form as he stormed into yet another victory at the Mexico City Grand Prix.

The race, which was laced with chaos from the get-go, featured loads of intrigue, including an unfortunate crash for local hero Sergio Perez on the first lap and Danish driver Kevin Magnussen banging his Haas car into barriers on Lap 33, resulting in the race being red flagged.

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Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium after the F1 Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Image: Jared C. Tilton.
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After the race resumed, Verstappen seemingly coasted to victory, securing his 16th win of the season and setting a new record in the sport, as reported by ESPN F1.

Following the conclusion of the race, the Dutch driver celebrated his triumph at the Autodromo Hermano Rodriguez with the famous celebration of Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham.

Verstappen's celebratory act did not go unnoticed, as the official Formula 1 TikTok account playfully teased the Red Bull driver with a humorous video.

Formula 1 troll Verstappen

The video, titled 'Bro thinks he's Bellingham,' featured Verstappen spreading his arms wide in front of the stadium section of the race track.

Fans quickly caught on to the humour in the content and wasted no time in reacting to the video. Here are some of the reactions:

@meatless reacted with enthusiasm:

"The Bellingham celebration is here."

@C¹⁴(Taylor’s version chimed in:

"my exact thoughts when i saw him do that 😭😭😭"

@Akoskog playfully acknowledged Verstappen's talent:

"Future GOAT recognises future GOAT."

@diana, astonished by the humour, commented:

"Is this even the real f1? my mind keeps telling me this is too many memes 😭😭😭"

@t.e.r.m decided to reverse the humour, joking:

"No, Bellingham thinks he's Max Verstappen 🤩"

Max Verstappen sets Formula 1 record

Sports Brief in a previous report stated Red Bull's Max Verstappen has set a new Formula 1 record with his victory at the Autodrome Hermanos Rodriguez circuit.

The Dutch driver who already broke the record for most consecutive victories in the sport, added another thanks to a commanding race win on the night.

Verstappen will now shift his focus to the Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos, aiming to further extend his remarkable accomplishments in what can only be described as a record-breaking season.

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Samson Ero is a sports journalist with a track record of over five years in the Nigerian media industry. He graduated from Nigerian Institute of Journalism (2021-2023).