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How the Celtic squad reached around the globe

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Supporters of a certain vintage will remember a song that celebrated how ‘They come from Bonny Scotland, they come from County Cork, they come from dear old Donegal and even from New York’.

These days the Celtic support and first team squad are drawn from all around the globe to a pocket of Glasgow that they would never otherwise have given a second thought to.

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Included in the picture above are Celts from Israel, Austria, Belgium and Costa Rica all drawn to Glasgow with their families.

This afternoon the festivities will come to a halt as the Celtic team bus heads north to Aberdeen for a vital SPFL match. A strong winning run has lifted Derek McInnes’ side into third place and a position to threaten Celtic’s title hopes.

After that match Tom Rogic will have to head to the UAE for a pointless friendly between Australia and Oman while his team-mates prepare for a trip across the city to take on the club formed by Charles Green in 2012.

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