Ameer Abdullah, wide receiver for the Las Vegas Raiders, did a Tekken celebration after scoring a touchdown vs Seattle Seahawks. He was given an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. As per game rules, the punishment for unsportsmanlike conduct is 15 yards penalty.


The extravagant celebrations did draw the attention of fans with one user commented, saying “Derek Carr to Ameer Abdullah for a 18-yard touchdown. Abdullah does a roundhouse kick celebration. Good response by the Raiders”.

The kick by Ameer Abdullah was reminiscent of the shots in the martial arts’ oriented video game, Tekken. Tekken is a Japanese media company that produces fighting as well as arcade games. It has been around since 1994. The game features numerous characters centering around the King of Iron fist tournament. While the first version of Tekken was released in 1994, its success prompted the company to have subsequent installments, numbering up to 7 and a 8th bound for release in 2023.

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NFC (national football conference) team Seattle Seahawks took on AFC side (American football conference) Las Vegas Raiders in a game at home on Sunday. While the Raiders have been struggling at 3rd place in AFC West, Seahawks have fared marginally better, being placed 2nd behind 49ers in NFC West.

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In their last game against the Denver Broncos, the Raiders managed to seal a win of 22-16. It was their first away victory in six matches. Their QB, Davante Adams, played a solid game.

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On the other hand, Seahawks suffered a defeat in their previous encounter on November 13th at the hands of Tampa Bay Buccaneers (21-16) played at Alianz arena, Germany. Seahawks  are on the lookout for a victory at home that could help them with qualification chances for the NFL playoffs.