On This Day in 2005, Celtic signed Artur Boruc from Legia Warsaw. The Polish goalkeeper arrived on an initial loan deal before making the move permanent a few months later. He would be a key figure at Celtic for years to come.
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Boruc made 221 appearances for Celtic, earning a number of plaudits as well as winning three League titles, two League cups, and one Scottish Cup. Boruc, who signed from Legia Warsaw in 2005, was nicknamed the ‘Holy Goalie’ by supporters due to the fact he blessed himself before he entered the goal, which obviously upset Rangers supporters for some unapparent reason.
Here are a few of the ‘keeper’s best moments in a Celtic shirt which include that brilliant penalty save against Louis Saha in the Champions League and countless brave saves.
However, here is the sensational moment that the Holy Goalie grabbed a ‘Champions’ flag out the Free Broomloan and decided to run it along back to the tunnel, winding up those that remained in Ibrox.