NFL Star Josh Allen Promises to Do Daniel Ricciardo’s Iconic Shoey Celebration on This Condition

Published 10/19/2021, 4:25 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 12, 2021 McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates winning the race on the podium REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini


Apart from being one of the best drivers on the Formula One grid, Daniel Ricciardo is also famous for his celebration, the ‘shoey.’ A ritual he takes part in whenever he achieves a podium.

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The Australian is a big fan of the NFL and is good friends with Buffalo Bills’ quarterback, Josh Allen. Additionally, the American football player is well aware of Ricciardo’s celebration and will part take in it once he wins the Super Bowl.

Josh Allen is willing to do Daniel Ricciardo’s iconic celebration

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The Australian has made several famous personalities partake in his celebration. Now, having a talk with Allen, the quarterback is ready to do a ‘shoey’ if he wins the Super Bowl.

Speaking to the footballer about the celebration on ESPN, Allen said, “Oh I mean, as soon as we are up at the stage, the podium on the Super Bowl, If we get there, taking my shoe off and I am doing the whole thing too.”

Ricciardo responded, “It’s crazy how, It became something I didn’t think it would, and if it was to end up on the stage of the Super Bowl, I mean, I would probably cry, I would cry happy tears, man tears.”

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When is the last time Daniel Ricciardo did the shoey?

The Australian was struggling to make an impact on his McLaren stint. However, that all changed at the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, where he won his eighth Grand Prix in his Formula One career.

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Ricciardo wanted to cherish the moment and did his iconic celebration on the podium. But, this time he got McLaren boss Zak Brown involved as part of their bet, and even his British teammate, Lando Norris.

Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 12, 2021 McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates on the podium with after winning the race with second place McLaren’s Lando Norris, third place Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and McLaren CEO Zak Brown REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini

Having felt the joy of claiming victory, it is no surprise that Daniel would push himself to the limit to grab another win or possibly a podium this season.

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Seeing the progress of Ricciardo this season at McLaren, do you think he can grab another stellar result for the Woking-based outfit this year? Let us know your prediction in the comments section down below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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