Francesco Totti: Roma captain joins list of sporting selfie takers

Francesco Totti
Roma forward Francesco Totti celebrated scoring an equaliser against Lazio by taking a selfie

Francesco Totti's selfie celebration after scoring the equaliser in Roma's 2-2 draw with Lazio sent social media into overdrive.

The 38-year-old forward trended on Twitter as he took a photo of himself with a mobile phone handed to him by one of the club's coaching staff.

But Totti is not the first player to celebrate a goal in that way, with Dom Dwyer doing the same for MLS side Sporting Kansas City in July.

The American, though, was booked.

Dom Dwyer
Dom Dwyer celebrated a goal against Chicago Fire by taking a selfie

The selfie photograph has grown in prominence over the past 12 months, with World Cup winners, golfers and motorsport stars celebrating success by taking a photo of themselves and posting it on social media.

Here, BBC Sport takes a look at five of the top selfies taken in sporting celebrations over the past 12 months.

Marc ,arquez
Moto2 champion Esteve Rabat takes a 'selfie' with MotoGP and Moto3 kings Marc and Alex Marquez
Bryan Habana
Toulon's Bryan Habana takes a selfie with team-mates Delon Armitage and Drew Mitchell after winning the Heineken Cup in May
Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy takes a selfie to celebrate winning The Open in July
Christoph Kramer
Christoph Kramer of Germany takes a selfie with team-mates Kevin Grosskreutz, Manuel Neuer and Shkodran Mustafi after winning the World Cup in July
Penn State Nittany Lions
The Penn State Nittany Lions take a selfie after defeating the Boston College Eagles in the 2014 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in December

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