I'd have thought he would be well used to self-isolation. If I recall correctly he spent most of the time with us self-isolated in the medical room. Mind you it's probably not the same when you're on 125k p/w.
In the absence of being able to wind any of the usual suspects up, what's your gripe with the hand rubbing, Pie? I remember it from 20 years ago but never gave any thought to it other than a young lad having an in team goal celebration with his team mates. Did I miss something more significant?