A few months ago, NFL quarterback Cam Newton of my hometown Carolina Panthers introduced the dab dance to the world in spectacular fashion, trolling the Tennessee Titans not once, not twice but four times in the same touchdown celebration.
cam newton is a top five human for this TD dab celebration pic.twitter.com/QAqHZElaqV— Shea Serrano (@SheaSerrano) November 15, 2015
Since then, the dab has spread like wildfire, from tiny children to old ladies, and now it's hit the footballing world. Paul Pogba was the first to hit his dab after scoring the winner against Carpi on December 20th.
He soon brought his new bestie Paulo Dybala in on the action and enlisted Pavel Nedved's help to create possibly the most legendary dab photo we've seen to date:
Since then, Paul has gone on a dab rampage. During the Serie A winter break he hit Dubai to dab with Leo Messi:
Paul Pogba dabbing with Leo Messi is iconic pic.twitter.com/g1sAs9dwW9— Kylo Wrist (@ayyy_west) December 27, 2015
He then hopped back over to Italy to kick it with Mario Balotelli and hit yet another legendary dab, despite some questionable fashion choices on both of their parts.
Pogboom even unveiled a brand new dab haircut, further outlining his commitment to the dab cause.
The Pogdab influence has permeated Juve, with Bonucci even getting in on the action after a commanding 3-0 win over Hellas Verona.
In Sunday night's match against Sampdoria, Pogba scored yet another beautiful goal and followed it with yet another in-game and post-game dab. I guess you could say it's lit.
Cam Newton owns the dab in football, and Paul Pogba owns it in calcio. When will the Pogdab be unveiled again? Let's hope soon. My sincere wish is that he scores so many goals this season we get to see it every game, and opposing fans hate it more than they already do. It's a win-win scenario IMO.