CAMERON CARTER-VICKERS was confirmed tonight as the FOURTH Celtic player to rubberstamp his place in the World Cup Finals in Qatar.
The central defender, who was excellent in the Hoops’ 2-1 win over Motherwell at Fir Park this evening, was named by the US for the soccer showpiece in the Middle East that kicks off a week on Sunday when the hosts play Ecuador and will reach a conclusion with the grand finale on December 18.
Stand-in skipper Carter-Vickers joins his Hoops team-mates Daizen Maeda (Japan), Aaron Mooy (Australia) and Josip Juranovic (Croatia) who are also bound for the soccer extravaganza.
The States are due to play Wales on Monday November 21, England four days later and complete their group with an encounter against Iran on the 29th.
Filipe Jota, who was named in Portugal’s provisional 55-man squad, will discover tomorrow afternoon if he has made the cut as the pool is trimmed to 26.
Matt O’Riley will have to wait until Monday morning to see if he has been given the nod by Denmark. The stylish midfielder was not named in the first 21 selected by boss Kasper Hjuland, but there is still an outside chance he could get one of the remaining five places.