Friday 20 October 2017

WATCH: 'Happy Birthday Brendan, I love you' - Touching moment Celtic superfan Jay Beatty surprises Bhoys boss

Independent.ie Newsdesk and Agencies

Celtic superfan Jay Beatty surprised Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers by singing 'Happy Birthday' to him.

The 13-year-old boy then presented him with his card, which the Celtic boss looked delighted to recieve.

Jay Beatty, a 13-year-old Celtic fan, won Scottish football's goal of the month award after a landslide online vote.
Jay Beatty, a 13-year-old Celtic fan, won Scottish football's goal of the month award after a landslide online vote.

Jay gives him a hug and says: "Happy birthday Brendan, I love you," before a smiling Rodgers walks off and tells him he's a "good boy".

The Armagh schoolboy also gives Rod Stewart a hug, catches up with Hoops legend Neil Lennon and practices his French to greet Moussa Dembele.

This is not the first time Jay met his sporting heroes. The Lurgan native met Lionel Mess in the Aviva Stadium last year.

Jay, who is a former winner of an SPL goal of the month award, was invited to the Spanish Sports Gala Awards last year and made it clear that the Bhoys are his team.

"I like Barcelona, but I love Celtic," he said.

Belfast Telegraph

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