21 famous footballers who support Celtic including ex-Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool stars - gallery

A number of professional footballers have previously admitted they have a close affinity to the Parkhead club.

With the 2023/24 season in full swing and the first Old Firm derby of the season on Sunday, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will be hoping to claim maximum points against fierce rivals Rangers at Ibrox.

The Hoops head across the city to Govan for the first time since their heavy 3-0 defeat back in May - Ange Postecoglou’s last derby as manager of the Parkhead club.

Celtic are renowned for having a massive global following and a number of professional footballers - both past and present - who have NOT had the chance to pull on the green and white shirt are well known for being avid followers of the club.

Here, GlasgowWorld looks at 21 famous players who have confessed to being a fan of the Hoops...