Celtic fans made their presence felt as they welcomed Real Madrid to Glasgow in typical fashion.
Real Madrid are the most decorated team in Champions League history, having won the competition 14 times, including last season’s success against Liverpool in Paris.
And while Carlo Ancelotti’s side are keen to retain their crown, Celtic Park fans have done everything to get their defense off to a good start.
The Italian head coach acknowledged the mood at Parkhead during his pre-match press conference, saying: “What can I say? It’s a really tough stadium but it’s a fantastic atmosphere.
Many big names in football were delighted with the electric atmosphere generated by the faithful of Parkhead and Karim Benzema and co. I tasted it on Tuesday.
It’s safe to say it didn’t disappoint.
As fans intoned a booming rendition of “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, supporters presented a Tifo of a leprechaun in a Celtic jersey with the tagline “back with a bang”.
This was followed by a heart-pounding cheer as the Champions League anthem was played before kick-off, indicating that Paradise fans were more than ready for the challenge that awaited them at the Champions League. Europe.
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And it looked like the team was inspired.
The hosts were level at half-time but Vinícius Jr surged to make it 1-0 ten minutes into the first half.
Luke Modric then scored another with the outside of his boot – again in Glasgow – then Eden Hazard scored a rare goal to make it 3-0.
However, the fans were clearly impressed with what they saw and cheered Modric when he was finally substituted.
He in turn cheered from all four corners of the famous old pitch.
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