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Andy Carroll scores for Reading before hilarious celebration while using the corner flag as an oar

Andy Carroll marked his first goal for Reading with a bizarre celebration, which involved the former England striker mimicking rowing a boat.

The 32-year-old joined the Championship outfit last week and wasted no time in making his presence felt, scoring Reading's second as the Royals won 3-2 away at Swansea.

The former Newcastle, Liverpool and West Ham forward controlled a floated pass from Danny Drinkwater, before holding off the challenge of Rhys Williams and beating Swansea keeper Ben Hamer with a smart finish.

Andy Carroll celebrated his fist goal for Reading by using the corner flag as a fake oar

Carroll, who scored 54 goals in 248 Premier League appearances, then proceeded to celebrate by grabbing the corner flag and using it as an oar as he pretended to row.