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Celtic became the first British club to win the European Cup in 1967.

The club’s fans can forever boast of the Lisbon Lions – but who are the modern-day players who have graced the green and white hoops?

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Callum McGregor

Callum McGregor is the club’s captain. Having joined Celtic’s youth academy at the age of eight, he is now indispensable in midfield and scored for Scotland at Euro 2020.

Odsonne Edouard

Odsonne Edouard impressed in Scotland in recent seasons, having won the domestic treble while on loan in 2017-18 then joining for a club-record fee. The former PSG youth player left Celtic to join Crystal Palace in a £14m deal in 2021.

Kyogo Furuhashi

Kyogo Furuhashi is the club’s top scorer this season having made the switch from Vissel Kobe for five million euros in 2021. The 27-year-old Japanese plays on the left wing: in his first five games as a player for Celtic, he scored five goals, including a hat-trick against Dundee.

James Forrest

A one-club man, James Forrest won nine consecutive titles for Celtic before it lost out to Rangers in 2020-21. The Scottish international winger is also one of the most talented players in the country.

Neil Lennon

Neil Lennon was manager of Celtic before current boss Ange Postecoglou – his second stint as Hoops boss – and has won 10 titles with the club, five as manager and five as a player. He formed a magnificent pairing in midfield with Stiliyan Petrov in his playing days.

Moussa Dembele

Like Odsonne Édouard, a young Moussa Dembélé left PSG in search of playing time, in his case at the age of 16. 

At London club Fulham he scored 15 Championship goals in 2015-2016, piquing the interest of Celtic who snapped him up on a free transfer. 

In two seasons with the Bhoys, the Frenchman scored 51 goals; led his team into the Champions League; and inscribed his name in legend by scoring a hat-trick in an Old Firm game against the eternal rival Rangers.

Since transferred for €22m to Lyon in France, he has established himself as one of the best French strikers, although he is yet to called up to the full national team.

Scott Brown

Scott Brown has technical qualities but is not known as an aesthetic player. As Celtic captain, he displayed old-fashioned aggression on the pitch.

A complete midfielder with 45 goals and 60 assists in 566 games with the Bhoys, the club legend and former Scotland star earned a reputation as a tough guy with his ultra-physical game. 

Shunsuke Nakamura

Shunsuke Nakamura will be forever remembered for his brilliant late free-kick against Manchester United in 2006 which sent the Bhoys into the knockout stages of the Champions League.

The free-kick specialist also scored a memorable goal from more than 30 yards out the following season against Rangers.

Virgil van Dijk

Many football fans have forgotten that Liverpool’s Dutch rock played for Celtic before signing for Southampton.

After arriving from Twente, Van Dijk quickly established himself at the heart of the club’s defence and playing with great style.

He left for the Premier League and Saints before a huge transfer to Liverpool in 2017, since when he has established himself as one of the best defenders in the world. 

He won the Champions League, finished second in the Ballon d’Or in 2019 and brought a first Premier League title back to the Reds in 30 years.