EURO 2024-bound Cole Palmer reveals story behind signature celebration, picks scrappy goal as favourite

Chelsea's Cole Palmer and Noni Madueke | Imago

EURO 2024-bound Cole Palmer reveals story behind signature celebration, picks scrappy goal as favourite

Izuchukwu Akawor • Izuchukwu Akawor • 14:06 - 01.06.2024

Cole Palmer provided Chelsea fans with plenty of magical moments this season and has now explained his celebration and choice for goal of the season.

Chelsea's breakout star Cole Palmer has had a dream debut campaign for the Blues, and the young forward has now opened up about his memorable celebrations and his favourite goal of the season ahead of EURO 2024.

The 42.5 million pound signing from Manchester City has been a revelation this season, scoring 25 goals and providing 15 assists across competitions for the Blues. 

Cole Palmer explains celebration

His performances have earned him several accolades, including the Chelsea Player of the Year, Premier League Young Player of the Year and Game Changer awards.

Speaking to Daily Mirror, Palmer revealed that his 'cold' celebration, which has become a trademark, was inspired by the fans' comments on his social media.

Ice-cold Cole Palmer celebrates after scoring for Chelsea
Ice-cold Cole Palmer celebrates after scoring for Chelsea |Photo Credit: Imago

"All my comments on Instagram were always saying 'cold, Cold Palmer' and stuff like this, so I did that celebration against Luton and it just stuck from there.”

“I've got all the little kids coming up to me doing it. It makes me laugh to see the kids do it, they really enjoy it and so it's a fun thing to do," the Chelsea star explained.

A record-breaking campaign for Cole Palmer at Chelsea
A record-breaking campaign for Cole Palmer at Chelsea | Imago

When asked about his favourite goal of the season, Palmer didn't hesitate to pick his strike against Manchester United.

"I like the United one probably just for pure emotion," the talented player set for EURO 2024 added. 

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The 22-year-old's standout season has not only delighted Chelsea fans but has also earned him widespread praise from pundits and experts. 

With his mix of skill, creativity, and a knack for scoring important goals, Palmer has firmly established himself as one of the brightest young talents in the Premier League.

Cole Palmer and Nicolas Jackson in a Premier League match against Manchester United
Cole Palmer and Nicolas Jackson in a Premier League match against Manchester United (Imago/Paul Marriott)

Chelsea will look to build on their success and challenge for trophies next season, and the continued development and performances of Cole Palmer will be crucial to their ambitions.

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