Thiago Silva Pokes Fun at Chelsea Forward Nicolas Jackson for Copying Neymar's Celebration

Thiago Silva Pokes Fun at Chelsea Forward Nicolas Jackson for Copying Neymar's Celebration

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 17, 2024 at 8:45 PM
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  • Thiago Silva returned to the Chelsea team for the game against Everton
  • Nicolas Jackson scored and performed the iconic Neymar celebration
  • Chelsea were ruthless against Everton on Monday night in London

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Thiago Silva shared a hilarious moment following Chelsea's thumping victory over Everton in the English Premier League on Monday night after Nicolas Jackson hit the iconic Neymar Jr celebration.

The Blues returned to winning ways in emphatic style, thrashing the Merseyside outfit 6-0 at the Stamford Bridge.

Jackson was on target alongside Cole Palmer, who hit a quadruple to add to Alfie Gilchrist's strike.

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Nicolas Jackson copies Neymar Jr's celebration after scoring against Everton in the Premier League. Photos: Pedro Vilela/ Darren Walsh
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The Senegal forward, who netted the fourth goal of the game, performed the Neymar hands-on-ears celebration.

Silva took to social media to post laughing emojis while tagging the former Barcelona and PSG star.

Meanwhile, moments after Jackson's strike against Everton, the former Villareal striker and his two Chelsea teammates were involved in an argument over who should take a penalty on the hour mark.

Silva had to intervene as Noni Madueka and Palmer were all fighting for the ball.

Eventually, Palmer was given the ball and he expertly converted to hand Chelsea a 5-0 lead in the 64th minute.

Jackson, who joined Chelsea from Villareal last summer, is enjoying a decent campaign, netting his tenth Premier League goal, per Transfermarkt.

Jackson and Palmer fight over penalty

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Chelsea forwards, Nicolas Jackson and Cole Palmer clashed over taking a penalty during their Premier League game against Everton on Monday night.

Following a brief moment of argument between the two players, it was decided that Palmer, who had bagged a hat-trick to convert his fourth of the match.

Meanwhile, moments before the penalty, Jackson had netted for Chelsea to give the Blues a 4-0 lead.

Pochettino walks out of presser

Sports Brief also reported that Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino walked out of a press conference following questions over the penalty incident involving Nicolas Jackson and Cole Palmer.

The Argentine gaffer was flooded with questions about the bizarre moment, taking away the shine off the team's performance.

Palmer scored four times as Chelsea ran riot over Everton, beating them 6-0 at Stamford Bridge.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.