Celtic’s Gary Mackay-Steven says he supported Inter Milan and Real Madrid as a boy

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Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven was a fan of Inter Milan and Real Madrid when he was a kid.

Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven has told the club’s official website that he supported Italian giants Inter Milan and Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid as a boy.

“I had a few Inter Milan tops when I was younger and he (Ronaldo) was their main player at the time,” the Scotland international told Celtic’s official website. “I used to watch Italian football on a Sunday and he was the one I looked up to most.”

“Growing up I had lots of Inter Milan tops because I just liked the kit so I’d say them. I had a few Real Madrid tops as well,” added Mackay-Steven.

Mackay-Steven started his professional career at Airdrie United and joined Dundee United in 2011.

After making a strong reputation at United, the 25-year-old earned the move to Scottish Premiership giants Celtic in January 2015.

The Scotsman has established himself as an important player for the Bhoys and will be looking to help the team win the league title yet again this season.

Celtic are at the top of the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 35 points from 14 matches.

Ronny Deila’s side are six points clear of second-place Hearts, who are a point ahead of Aberdeen.

The Hoops will take on Kilmarnock at Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership next weekend. Anything other than a win for Celtic in the match will come as a huge surprise.

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