ANGE POSTECOGLOU elevated one of his Celtic players to megastar status in just two words.
The Hoops boss was asked by a group of fans for his verdict on who he rated the better footballer between Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi.
Postecoglou, who was in his car with his window rolled down when he was approached by the supporters, didn’t waste too much time deliberating on his answer.
PARADISE IN MADRID…Filipe Jota and the Celtic fans celebrate his free-kick goal in the Bernabeu.
Immediately dismissing the merits of the world-renowned double-act who will be in action during the soccer showpiece in Qatar, the Greek-Australian unhesitatingly opted for a current Hoops ace.
“Jota, mate,” he fired back to rapturous applause from his delighted inquisitors, according to a report in the Daily Record.
The Parkhead gaffer will be hoping his £6.5million summer purchase from Benfica following an impressive season-long loan can turn on the magic in Australia during the inaugural Sydney Super Cup with the champions facing the local side tomorrow morning and Everton three days later.