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Happy birthday Brendan Rodgers: Celtic superfan Jay Beatty surprises Hoops boss with adorable birthday message

Celtic superfan Jay Beatty surprised Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers by singing 'Happy birthday' to him.

Jay sings 'Happy Birthday' as Rodgers walks through the door and shakes the youngster's hand.

The Hoops fan presents him with his card as the Celtic boss says: "Thank you very much."

Jay gives him a hug and says: "Happy birthday Brendan, I love you," before a smiling Rodgers walks off and tells him he's a "good boy".

The Co Armagh schoolboy also gives Rod Stewart a hug, catches up with Neil Lennon and practises his French to greet Moussa Dembele.

This is not the first time Jay met his sporting heroes. The Lurgan native met Lionel Messi in the Aviva Stadium last year.

Jay, who is a former winner of an SPL goal of the month award, was invited to the Spanish Sports Gala Awards last year and made it clear that the Bhoys are his team.

"I like Barcelona, but I love Celtic," he said.

Courtesy of Martin Beatty


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