“I always wanted to be a footballer, and at every opportunity, I would tell anyone who would listen that is what I was going to do.

If I wasn’t playing it, I was watching it and it doesn’t get any better than watching Henrik Larsson at his best in a Celtic strip.

It is Saturday 22nd May 2004, My Dad took me to Hampden to see Henrik play his last competitive game for the club. The King of Kings signed off with two goals in the 3-1 Scottish cup final win over Dunfermline. If there was ever a script to write for his last match this was it. The man was a genius; his movement, work rate and finishing, world class. Me and my Dad watched on wondering if we would ever see his likes again. 242 goals in 315 games for the hoops.

Who would have thought that twelve years later, I would be lining up in a Ross County shirt and playing in a team that knocked Celtic out of the League cup at Hampden. This time, my Dad was watching on and cheering for me!”

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