Joao Felix shushes his own Atletico Madrid TEAM-MATE in fiery goal celebration after scoring vs Villarreal

JOAO FELIX delivered a spicy goal celebration after ending a dry spell in front of goal – by shushing his own team-mate.

A fantastic hit from 20 yards sealed Atletico Madrid's 2-0 win at Villarreal on Sunday.

Despite the cool volley helping to deliver a vital three points in the LaLiga title race, Felix produced a somewhat fiery celebration.

Raising his finger to his lips, the 21-year-old shushed his own dugout and shouted towards them in Portuguese.

According to Spanish radio station Cadena Cope, Felix had reacted to pre-match taunts from team-mate Renan Lodi.

The Brazilian defender, one of the Felix's best friends at the club, is said to have teased him over a recent lack of goals – with only two in 2021 ahead of the game.

Lodi posted a reply to the celebration on his Instagram, captioning a photograph of the moment: "Don't get angry, you said it and you did it, we're together brother."

Atleti ended a poor spell of form, which included the Champions League defeat to Chelsea, by winning at Estadio de la Ceramica and going five points clear atop the table.

But £113million signing Felix has only just hit double figures for goals this season.

Nevertheless, Rojiblancos boss Diego Simeone lauded the attacker for his feisty reaction to scoring.

The Argentine remarked: "You'll have to ask him.

"He scored a great goal. He came on and did well in the second-half.


If players are rebellious, give them to me!

"I love it when players rebel, when they look to be strong. We need him to be, he's an important player for us.

"I'll ask him in the next training session. I love it when players show pride.

"How long had it been since Joao scored? If players are rebellious, give them to me!"

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