Former Rangers star in foul-mouthed rant after Celtic decision

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Vladimir Weiss was not pleased with the decision to allow Celtic back in the Champions League.

Celtic were comprehensively beaten by Polish champions Legia Warsaw in the Champions League qualifying third round this week, an aggregate score of 6-1 proof enough that they dominated proceedings in both legs.

However, the three minute cameo of an ineligible substitute when the game was as good as dead has seen them get a last minute reprieve, and Celtic are back in the competition.

Today they entered the play-off round stage of the competition as a seeded side, budging Bulgarian outfit Ludgorets Razgrad into the unseeded section in the process. They then went on to receive a favourable draw, NK Maribor of Slovenia standing in their way of a place in the Champions League Group Stages.

And for some it was a decision that rankled - including one former Rangers player. Slovakian Vladimir Weiss spent the 2010-11 season on loan at Ibrox from Manchester City and now plays in Qatar for Lekhwiya, where Michael Laudrup is the manager.

And he released a foul-mouthed rant at the decision on Twitter just after the draw was announced, stating:

"Un f***** believable.. Got r**** 6:1!!! Should never be allowed to play champions league after that.. Embarrassing #f***celtic."

The meltdown has caused a serious storm on Twitter, mostly for some of the language he used in the Tweet.

True Celtic's reinstatement is definitely unfair, most Celtic fans themselves would probably admit they have gotten off lightly, but take it on the chin Vlad.

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