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French footballer Anelka sparks row with 'Nazi-style' salute

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French footballer Nicolas Anelka triggered controversy Saturday when he made a post-goal gesture many interpret to be a modified 'Nazi-style' salute. 

West Bromwich Albion's striker Nicolas Anelka celebrates scoring during an English Premier League football match against West Ham United at The Boleyn Ground, Upton Park in east London on December 28, 2013

The 34-year-old striker thrust his straightened right arm downwards while tapping his bicep with the other hand after scoring a goal in a game in Britain between his West Bromwich Albion team and West Ham United.

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