Former star Emilio Izaguirre has sent a Happy New Year message to prominent Hoops fan Paul The Tim and the rest of the Celtic support.

Paul posted the message on Twitter in the wee hours of the morning, after the bells had rung out for 2021.

Izaguirre is currently playing with Motagua in his homeland after leaving Celtic for the second time in August 2019.

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He remains a popular player amongst the Celtic support.


The little Honduran always gave his all in the Hoops and appeared to have a genuine affinity for the club.

The left-back made over 270 appearances in total, winning a truckload of trophies in the process.

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He’ll always be fondly remembered as part of the unit which powered Celtic to nine-in-a-row, from 2011 onwards.

Izaguirre’s message is attracting a lot of attention online with thousands of fans interacting with Paul The Tim’s post.

Former Celtic favourite Emilio Izaguirre

Former Celtic favourite Emilio Izaguirre / (ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

At the time of publishing the video has been viewed over 30,000 times.

Hopefully, it’s the kind of good luck charm we need heading into tomorrow’s mammoth derby against Rangers at Ibrox!

In other news, Ismaila Soro’s agent sounds delighted with the midfielder’s Celtic progress.

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