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J-League player scores from distance, celebrates by doing the Balotelli flex

Brooks Peck
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Mario Balotelli's influence has officially reached Japan as his stone-faced flex celebration from Italy's Euro 2012 semifinal against Germany gains an imitator.

During the J-League match between Kawasaki Frontale and Vissel Kobe, the visitor's Ken Tokura scored with a bullet from distance that froze the keeper. Like Balotelli before him, Tokura then pulled of his No. 9 shirt and flexed with his poker face on until his teammates joined him.

It would have been far better if Tokura had gotten a Balotelli haircut before the match, though.

Video via @mahero21

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