Étienne Brodeur of the Chicoutimi Saguenéens is either a random group of meaningless letters or a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League who is not afraid to celebrate his playoff game-winning goal against the Saint John Sea Dogs with a 1980s breakdancing centerpiece.
The moment (informally known as “the worm on ice”) comes to us from our friends at Buzzing The Net, and while he’s not technically doing The Worm — it’s more of a dive, bounce and flop situation than a purposeful worming — it brings to mind some of the other great Worm-centric moments in sports, ALL OF WHICH YOU WILL SEE RIGHT NOW.
The Celebratory Worm
Radek Stepanek def. Gael Monfils 6-4 6-4 in the finals of the Legg Mason Tennis Championships on August 7, 2011. He does his classic “worm” dance to celebrate!
The Recovery Worm
Christian Vasconcellos trips as he finishes a race in Hawaii, so he decides to save a spectacular amount of face by worming his way to a different kind of victory.
The Hereditary Worm
Legendary pitcher Nolan Ryan’s son Reid busts out The Worm during a “father-daughter dance off”.
The Really Awful Pro Wrestling Worm
Former WWE star Scotty 2 Hotty has a finishing move even worse than his name.