Manchester United stars pretend to fire ROCKET LAUNCHERS in their wacky new goal celebration — inspired by a computer game they play against rival
The players shoulder their “weapons” as if in a Sony PlayStation scene.
Stars of both teams compete regularly against each other by playing the game online.
A club source said last night: “They are deadly rivals at everything and computer games are no different.
“It's combat on and off the pitch.”
The on-pitch ritual — which has baffled fans up and down the country — was first seen at Old Trafford last week, when United beat Everton 3-0.
John O'Shea scored the third goal, ran over to fans, dropped to one knee and raised his hands to the rocket-firing position.
Last Saturday Rio Ferdinand ran over to United supporters at
Chelsea's John Terry and Frank Lampard were among the first to take up the computer game challenge with Rio and Wayne Rooney at an
A Sony spokesman said: “John Terry's agent has been on the phone begging for the new version of the game due out early next year.
“We sorted some of the