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# Gesture

This year
# Apology
All Blacks star Savea sorry for throat-slitting gesture
The star admitted he lost control and regretted the action.
Last year
# Gesture
Polish star Robert Lewandowski will wear Ukraine captain's armband at Qatar World Cup
Andriy Shevchenko presented the Barcelona star with the symbolic honour.
# Gesture
'It was nice to get her on the pitch and give her something to smile about'
Ireland secured a monumental result in Sweden last night – and continue to inspire the next generation on their journey.
# Gesture
Why former Clare star Tony Griffin is auctioning off his All-Star to help Ukraine
Now involved as performance coach with Kerry footballers, Griffin won the hurling award in 2006.
All time
# Tribute
All Blacks applaud Ireland's 'special gesture' in memory of the late Sean Wainui
Ireland presented the New Zealanders with a jersey in the former Chiefs man’s honour.
# Gesture
Pop star Pink offers to pay 'sexist' fine handed to Norwegian women's beach handball team
The players wore shorts instead of bikini bottoms and were fined €150 each by the European Handball Federation.
# Gesture
League Two club donating portion of new shirt's sales to Irish defender who was forced to retire
Mark O’Brien had to call time on his career at the age of 27.
# Gesture
Cobh Ramblers to donate portion of new shirt's sales to suicide awareness charity
The League of Ireland club are supporting Breaking The Silence.
# Gesture
Ferguson hails Rashford and makes child food poverty pledge
Ferguson is set to pledge up to £2million towards the FareShare charity.
# Gesture
Bohemians donate 35 laptops to Direct Provision centres from sales of away jersey
Sales of the club’s “Refugees Welcome” shirt raised €10,000 in June.
# Gesture
Irish international Matt Doherty makes significant donation to FAI-ETB course
The Wolves defender has donated laptops and GPS systems worth around €15,000.
# Gesture
Irish international Hayes praised after deferring full salary for a year
The 32-year-old winger made the offer which allowed Aberdeen to sign him following his Celtic exit.
# Gesture
Irish sport supplement company donates stock to frontline HSE workers
Totum Sport works with Rafael Nadal along with Premier League clubs and intercounty GAA teams, but are sending their products to hospitals amid the Covid-19 crisis.
# wage bill
Bayern Munich and Dortmund players agree to take 20% pay cuts
Footballers at a number of Bundesliga sides are doing the same, while German football will not start back until 30 April at the earliest.
# Gesture
Gary Neville's hotels to close and offer free beds to NHS workers amid Covid-19 crisis
The Sky Sports pundit is also promising that no staff will be made redundant.
# Gesture
JP McManus donates €100,000 to every county board to be divided among GAA clubs
The horse racing magnate will hand out a total of €3.2million.
# Gesture
Class act: Arsene Wenger honoured by Fergie ahead of last game at Old Trafford
‘United against Arsenal was great for the game. It made the Premier League.’
# helping hand
Iranian weightlifter auctions Olympic gold medal to help earthquake victims
‘I am returning the gold medal, which is theirs by right, to my people,’ Iran’s Kianoush Rostami wrote.
# Gesture
Fairytale ending in store for young Huddersfield fan who sent Aaron Mooy £5
This is class.
# Explanation
'Everyone has got to have a bit of banter' - Vardy defends Alli's middle-finger gesture
The Spurs star has come under fire for his behaviour.
# Under fire
James Rodriguez causes middle finger storm
Controversy has engulfed the Real Madrid star in his native Colombia.
# post-match meal
These Westmeath GAA players fed the homeless on Grafton Street last night
And in Mullingar too.
# Gesture
Chapecoense crowned Copa Sudamericana champions a week after tragic plane crash
The Brazilian club has also been awarded $2 million prize money by CONMEBOL.
# suftum
Irish fans remember Northern Ireland supporter who fell to his death with touching tribute after 24 minutes
A class gesture in the Stade de France.
# good will
This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding
What an offer.
# good will
This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding
What an offer.
# Golden Moment
Holy SBW! Sonny Bill just offloaded his World Cup medal to this lucky kid
Serious gesture from the All Black centre.
# last wish
Hospital grants dying woman's final wish to say goodbye to beloved horse
So many feels.
# Gesture
Sulley Muntari filmed handing out money on the streets of Brazil
The Ghanaian midfielder took some time out to visit a disadvantaged area in the city of Maceio.
# public obscenity
Irishman in Dubai to be deported for flicking his middle-finger at a motorist
Conor Hayes will deported after he spends one-month in prison for public obscenity.
# hand job
Man makes w*nker sign behind UKIP leader Nigel Farage on live telly
We guess he won’t be voting for them so.
# Controversy
MIA's middle-finger gesture at the 2012 Super Bowl could cost her $16.6million
The NFL are suing the British rapper as a result of her action.
# Gesture
Jose Mourinho welcomes back journalist returning to work after cancer fight
ITV News’ Rags Martel received special treatment from the Special One.
# In the clear
Walcott to miss World Cup after rupturing knee ligaments
The Arsenal forward will be out for up to six months with the injury he picked up against Spurs over the weekend.
# retrospective sorrow
Nicolas Anelka 'Quenelle-gate' crash lands in the NBA
San Antonio Spurs’ Belgian-born point guard Tony Parker has issued an apology for being pictured making the gesture.
# In the dock
Anelka faces FA probe after controversial goal celebration for West Brom
The Frenchman was widely criticised after he celebrated his first goal at Upton Park yesterday.
# Gesture
Your T-shirt-with-a-somewhat-arrogant-message pic of the day
Dimitar Berbatov has implied his teammates should “keep calm and pass the ball to me”.
# Investigation
Man bailed following police investigation into Evra 'gesture'
A 58-year-old man has been bailed following police inquiries into an alleged racist gesture made towards Manchester United’s Patrice Evra at Anfield on Saturday.
# more trouble
Suarez hit with 'improper conduct' ban for Fulham gesture
Liverpool striker will miss Friday’s game against Newcastle after receiving a one-game ban from the FA.