NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring their second goal with Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 11, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

The Dele Alli Challenge Is All the Rage: Here's How to Do It

The celebration is spreading — and it's harder than it looks.

Last weekend, after scoring in Tottenham's 2-1 win over Newcastle, star Spurs midfielder Dele Alli took his hand to his eye in his newest post-goal celebration.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates with teammate Harry Kane after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 11, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images) Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Looks simple, right? Since then, legions of fans, spurred on by Alli himself, have tried to emulate the move — probably relieved that they no longer had to try — and mostly fail — to replicate the rhythm-required "Fortnite" floss dance. It's become known as the #DeleAlliChallenge, it's spreading fast, and it's harder than it looks.



From failing fans to fellow athletes, here's how to keep your fingers on the pulse of the internet phenomenon.

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain attempts to copy the goal celebration pose of Tottenham Hotspur player Dele Ali during a press conference ahead of the Muller Grand Prix Birmingham IAAF Diamond League event on August 17, 2018 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stephen Pond - British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images) Stephen Pond - British Athletics via Getty Images

No big deal for British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith as she successfully (we think) executes the celebratory move at a press conference for the upcoming Birmingham Diamond League.

VANNES, FRANCE - AUGUST 17: Rinsola Babajide, Mayumi Pacheco, Taylor Hinds, Ellie Roebuck and Chloe Kelly of England try out the new Dele Alli celebration during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 Quarter Final match between England and Netherlands at Stade de la Rabine on August 17, 2018 in Vannes, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

The England women's U-20 World Cup squad is definitely on a roll, first meeting Alli's challenge head-on, then winning their quarterfinal match 2-1 over the Netherlands.

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino gets in on the act.



All the clubs are doing it...



...some better than others.



Who did it better?



Alli himself gives out a grade.



What will we see next?

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring their second goal with Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 11, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images) Tony Marshall/Getty Images

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