Chris Sutton made 199 appearances for Celtic during a six-year spell at the club in the 2000s and, on last night’s evidence, it seems that he still has a deeply-felt affection for the Hoops.
The 46-year-old was on co-commentary duty on BT Sport for Celtic’s Europa League game against Lazio, and he would end up eliciting plenty of reaction from Hoops supporters on social media.
Who has more potential, Odsonne Edouard or Moussa Dembele?
With the teams level at 1-1 in stoppage time, Lazio’s Valon Berisha lost the ball in midfield and Odsonne Edouard seized upon possession. He then played it to Olivier Ntcham, who lofted the ball over goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha to send the travelling Celtic fans into delirium. [via Daily Record]
Their ecstasy was mirrored by Sutton in the commentary box, who indulged in a lengthy bout of cheering and shouted “Wow, wow, wow”, making no effort to conceal his leanings towards his former club. [via @btsportfootball]
These Celtic fans on Twitter couldn’t get enough of the ex-Hoops striker’s partisan outburst:
ntcham’s last minute goal 😍Chris Sutton’s reaction = priceless pic.twitter.com/1ryHQIhNfF
— The Celtic Text 🍀 (@TheCelticText) November 7, 2019
That’s why we all love @chris_sutton73 love his passion for the hoops 🍀🍀
— markybolingoli73 (@leeds_doggie) November 8, 2019
Watched the Sutton commentary on repeat with my bowl of oats. Goosebumps man
— David O’Reilly (@DavidOReilly3) November 8, 2019
If you haven’t watched Oli’s goal and heard Chris Sutton going mental at least five times this morning already, are you even a Celtic fan?! Ohhhhhh, Come onnnnnnn!
— john whalen – frimpong 🍀 (@gcfcjohn) November 8, 2019
@chris_sutton73 outstanding reaction 🍀
— CeItic fc (@UpdatesCeltic) November 7, 2019
@chris_sutton73 I absolutely love this 🍀
— Connor Rea (@ConnorRea7) November 7, 2019
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