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The #DeleAlliChallenge Just Took a New Turn And It's Damn Near Impossible

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Professional footballer and noted social media user Dele Alli has been sparking some discussion lately. And no, it doesn't have to do with Tottenham Hotspur's longstanding trophy dearth: A couple weeks ago, the 22-year-old celebrated a goal with a weird hand gesture, prompting the #DeleAlliChallenge to erupt on social media.

People tried to replicate the youngster's signal, posting their successes and failures to Twitter. It was a difficult task, as the word "challenge" implies. But now, Alli has seized on the viral attention and one-upped himself.

Internet, meet the #DeleAlliChallenge redux:

The hell is going on here? It isn't exactly a new challenge, we guess, but an augmentation of the previous. 

Soccer fans are rhapsodized all over again: 

If this presents yet another mind-bending quandary for you and your fingers, you know who to either blame or thank: 

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