One former Celtic star, Scott McDonald, has not yet had to stop playing football due to the ongoing global health crisis and he’s in excellent form.

The veteran striker netted his fourth goal in three games for Brisbane Roar this morning, helping them to a 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets in the A-League.

The Australian top-flight is one of the few sporting leagues around the world not yet postponed, though all the matches are being played behind closed doors.

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Brisbane Roar currently sit in fourth position in the league, with McDonald’s goal today helping them stay in touching distance of Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City.

You can see the goal below, or on Twitter.


McDonald scored just one goal in his first 15 appearances for Roar this season but appears to now be rolling back the years and reminding everyone he was once a lethal goalscorer.

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The former Australian international netted an impressive 59 goals in 117 appearances for Celtic, also contributing 18 assists (Transfermarkt).

Scoring in big derbies against Rangers and in Europe against the likes of AC Milan, he was for a while the main man at the Hoops.

Scott McDonald celebrating a Celtic goal

Scott McDonald celebrating a Celtic goal / (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Over the last few years, he’s transitioned into a football pundit and it seems likely he’ll be a prominent football media personality when he eventually hangs up his boots.

On the current evidence though, that looks to be a while away yet.

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