Date: 17th February 2017 at 6:30am
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Real Betis have unveiled the special Celtic style strip that they will wear to mark Andalusia Day.

For one game only and to honour the founders of the club the Spanish side will switch from green and white vertical stripes to the iconic hoops.

One of the Betis founders, Manuel Asensio Ramos studied in Glasgow at the start of the twentieth century and decided to use the same colours when Betis were founded in 1907.

Rather than provide an exact copy Ramos switched from hoops to stripes with the Betis strip fairly distinctive in Spanish football.

While red, blue and white strips appear in virtually every country green is much rarer with the hoops design rarer still.

Only Celtic, Sporting Lisbon and Shamrock Rovers are known for their green and white hoops with the easy to identify tops regularly seen at major events across the world

Betis can be certain of a commercial spin off from the one off strip which is bound to be popular with Celtic fans and others across Spain.