Screenshot: US Open TennisBig congratulations are to ensure that Daniil Medvedev, who earlier right this moment not solely did the world a service by defeating Novak Djokovic, however in doing so one way or the other discovered a solution to slip a tribute to, of all issues, EA Sports activities’ FIFA sequence into his celebrations.As you possibly can see right here, after clinching the match Medvedev eschews conventional celebratory stuff like pumping his fists and leaping for pleasure in favour of…dropping useless.He’s most likely very drained, however nonetheless, that’s bizarre! Much less bizarre although once you let him try to elucidate himself to the 99% of viewers who would do not know what he was doing, when in his post-game interview he says “Solely legends will perceive what I did after the match is L2 + left”.G/O Media might get a commissionSince that doesn’t really clarify shit, although, permit me to elaborate should you haven’t performed FIFA not too long ago. For the previous few years, once you’ve scored a purpose, you’ve been ready to select from your individual celebrations, in roughly the identical method you’d be capable of throw some punches in a preventing recreation. There are some button presses accessible for fundamental or trademark celebrations, positive, however as Medvedev is discussing right here, there are additionally particular celebrations accessible in sure circumstances or after ensuring button presses.A type of is the “Useless Fish”, also called the “Brick Fall”, carried out by holding L2 + pushing left on the correct thumbstick, which is what Medvedev was doing when dropping to the courtroom.The comedic worth of FIFA’s celebration (and its real-life counterpart) is all within the looping drop, so Medvedev’s sluggish climb to the floor of the courtroom doesn’t fairly have the identical impact. Then once more, the US Open is performed on arduous courtroom, so it’s higher for all of us than “US Open Champion Dislocates Shoulder In Victory Celebration”. Djokovic, the world’s top-ranked participant, was on a quest to grow to be the primary male participant in 52 years to seize the Grand Slam, which is successful all 4 main titles (themselves known as “Grand Slam” titles) in a single yr.