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2012: The Year of the Gangnam Style!

Sriram Ilango
1.73K   //    26 Dec 2012, 22:24 IST

Gangnam Style has done a million things but the most important thing that it has done is that it has unified the world. Right from David Cameron to Amitabh Bachchan, everybody has done the “Gangnam Style”. Sports fraternity is no exception. In 2012, almost every major sports victory has been celebrated with the Gangnam dance.

Here is a list of some of the famous sports personalities who danced to the tunes of Gangnam in 2012.

Dwight Howard at the Ellen DeGeneres Show

The new LA Lakers Center came into the Ellen DeGeneres show dancing to the Gangnam Style. Howard also commented that the Gangnam style helped him to strengthen his lower back.

And, he has the moves!

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber at the Korean GP

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber danced to the Gangnam alright. What makes things interesting is that PSY danced with them!

Usain Bolt at a party in Barcelona

Well, we all know how entertaining Usain Bolt can get. This is the World’s fastest man showing off his skills at a party in Barcelona.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka outside the Bernabeu

Okay. I wouldn’t really call this ‘dancing’ per se. But hey, both Ronaldo and Kaka were trying out the moves!

Maria Sharapova at a practice ground

The darling of the Tennis courts – Maria Sharapova doing a Gangnam at a practice court.

Laura Robson and Genie Bouchard all over China!

Tennis seems to be the best sport for Gangnam-ing! Here is Laura Robson and Genie Bouchard doing the Gangnam all over China with cameo appearances from Maria Sharapova, Fernando Verdasco and Sam Stosur and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Edinson Cavani after scoring a penalty

Edinson Cavani might be one of the most feared strikers in the world but he has a funny side!

Manny Pacquiao at a show

“The Fighter of the Decade” doing the Gangnam in a show. Pacquiao is a big PSY fan and has donned the moves in more than one occasion.

West Indies National Cricket Team after winning the T20 World Cup

Inspired by the Gangnam friendly Chris Gayle, the whole West Indies team went on to dance the Gangnam after their team won the World Cup in Sri Lanka.

Kevin Pietersen tries a Gangnam at a talk show

“Horrendous”, KP agreed himself. So, let us just try to watch and save the comments.

Roger Federer at Brazil

Even the classy Roger Federer was not spared. Although he might not actually get up and do a proper Gangnam, it is still special coming from the naturally reserved Federer.

Novak Djokovic after winning the China Open

It would have been a shame if Nole hadn’t tried the Gangnam Style. Here is him having a go along with the ball girls and boys after winning the China Open.

And here he is doing the Gangnam with Nicolas Almagro in Taiwan.

So, anyone else we have missed? Share that in the comments section.

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Sriram Ilango
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