WATCH: Jimenez pays tribute to WWE superstar with mask celebration

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Miguel Riopa
The Mexican forward pulled a mask out of his shorts and paid tribute to Sin Cara after opening the scoring in the Portuguese cup

Raul Jimenez scored the first goal as Benfica lifted the Portuguese title, chipping the ball over Vitoria goalkeeper Joao Miguel to put his team on the road to a 2-1 victory.

While his goal helped Benfica to a league-cup double, it's his celebration that earned rave reviews - and a yellow card.

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After putting the ball in the back of the net, the Mexican forward reached into his shorts and pulled out a lucha libre mask in the same style worn by Mexican WWE superstar Sin Cara. 

"Thanks, friend," the wrestler wrote on Twitter. "Viva Mexico!"

Jimenez now will travel to join up with the Mexico national team ahead of June's World Cup qualification matches against Honduras and the United States while Sin Cara could appear on Tuesday's WWE Smackdown show.

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