Being able to afford the cost of going to Lisbon was beyond the reach of many fans in 1967, so it was only natural that fans would line the streets of Glasgow to greet the Champions of Europe before they took centre stage at Celtic Park.
Fans had already celebrated in George Square long into the night, as did some at the airport the following day!
One little known fact is that as Jock Stein was waving to people at Glasgow Airport, the Rangers chairman John Lawrence was waiting to congratulate him and the players on their achievement.
The time had come to travel to Paradise, the European Cup took pride of place at the front of the bus, watched over by Cesar.
Excitement must have been growing as the coach travelled through Glasgow, the European Cup getting ever closer to its new home.
Crowds gathered outside the park as finally they arrived, the Champions of Europe .
Naturally the Boss, Jock Stein was the first to appear with the trophy, but not before he side-stepped a policeman who wanted his hands on it!
A packed Celtic Park was bristling with excitement and joy as they awaited their heroes emerging from the tunnel before they went around the track to show off the biggest prize in club football .
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