CINCINNATI, OH – NOVEMBER 5: Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns throws a pass during the second quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 5, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andrew Weber/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Johnny Manziel does Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration in NFL game

In another example of soccer making its way into the United States and its culture, Cleveland Browns Quarterback Johnny Manziel celebrated his first touchdown pass of the night by performing a variation of Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration.

This version may not have the showmanship that the Real Madrid player shows but it’s certainly a great effort. With MLS goalkeepers becoming NFL kickers and NFL players exchanging jerseys after games, the most popular sport in the world is having more and more influence among the players of the most popular sport in the United States.

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