A Fortnite dance made it into the World Cup final

Take Les Bleus!

Fortnite has hit the mainstream headlines, is played by some of the biggest celebrities around and is pretty much the most popular game in the world. Now, there's one more thing to strike from the Fortnite bucket list: the World Cup final.

During yesterday's game, French forward Antoine Griezmann scored a penalty and celebrated by doing the infamous Fortnite Take the L dance. This is what it looks like in Fortnite:

And here's Griezmann doing Take the L in the World Cup final:

Griezmann has celebrated scoring goals by doing the Fortnite loser dance for a while now. He did it earlier in the World Cup after scoring against Argentina, and has been doing it while playing for his club, Atlético Madrid all season long.

Griezmann isn't the only footballer to perform Fortnite dances on the pitch. Indeed, England walked hand-in-hand into the World Cup with Fortnite, a game many of the players have said they played to pass the time during the tournament. Midfielder Jesse Lingard did the Shoot dance, created by BlocBoy JB for his 2017 song Shoot and co-opted by Fortnite, after scoring against Panama.

Then, Dele Alli did Ride The Pony after scoring against Sweden.

Now Fortnite has made it to the World Cup final, where can Epic's battle royale phenomenon go next? Perhaps someone should try playing it on the Moon.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (38)

About the author

Wesley Yin-Poole

Wesley Yin-Poole

Deputy Editor

Wesley is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He likes news, interviews, and more news. He also likes Street Fighter more than anyone can get him to shut up about it.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Sekiro boss guide and walkthrough - boss and mini boss list for beating Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Our detailed, in-progress walkthrough for each key moment in Sekiro: Shadow's Die Twice.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Ainigmata Ostraka locations - how to solve all ancient puzzles

A complete list of solutions for every single Ainigmata Ostraka puzzle in Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

Days Gone Horde locations list, maps and tips to take down a Horde

Where to find all 37 Horde locations in Days Gone.

Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide to your quest through Kanto

Our complete Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide to your big adventure with Pikachu or Eevee.

Comments (38)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading