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From:Lai Han-Wei, Digital Sub-editor, ST Online, posted on 16 June at 1:06 PM
16 June at 1:06 PM

New "Persieing" craze sweeps social media after Robin van Persie's 'Flying Dutchman' goal

First, the memes. Now, the imitations. A new craze has swept social media after Netherlands striker Robin van Persie's "Flying Dutchman" goal against reigning world champions Spain at the 2014 World Cup.

Dubbed "Persieing", the fad comes on the heels of "planking" and "Tebowing", and sees fans - and even their babies - imitating van Persie's outstretched arms and curled body.

Check out some photos of "Persieing" below:

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