Video – ‘A Lot Of Hugs For All Celts’, Albanian President

The President of Albania, Ilir Meta, has been a Celtic fan ever since Rudi Vata signed for the club in the 1990s. He has already expressed his desire to visit Celtic Park this year, and was spotted with Celtic fans ahead of the Champions League qualifier against FK Sarajevo in July.

Albanian President, Ilir Meta, joins fellow Celtic fans in Sarajevo

The President also claimed, in an interview with The Scottish Sun, that he signs off text messages with ‘Hail Hail’. Unsurprisingly, Meta watches every Celtic game on TV and often tweets his delight as Celtic score or win. Today was no different, as the Albanian public figure gave his thoughts at the full time whistle with the following tweet, which includes a video of Ajer’s winning goal:

The Albanian President poses in this season’s Celtic shirt

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Hailing from an Irish background, I grew up in Bournemouth with the good fortune to begin watching Celtic during the Martin O'Neill era. Still living on the south coast, I have a season ticket at Paradise and also travel to European away matches when possible. I have written four Celtic books since the age of 19: Our Stories & Our Songs: The Celtic Support, Take Me To Your Paradise: A History Of Celtic-Related Incidents & Events, Walfrid & The Bould Bhoys: Celtic's Founding Fathers, First Season & Early Stars, and The Holy Grounds of Glasgow Celtic: A Guide To Celtic Landmarks & Sites Of Interest. These were/are sold in Waterstones and official Celtic FC stores, and are available on Amazon.

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