Rangers' Joey Barton reacts on Twitter to Celtic's embarrassing defeat

Burnley's Joey Barton gestures to fans before the parade

Rangers star could not help but laugh at Celtic's Champions League loss.

Burnley's Joey Barton gestures to fans before the paradeBurnley's Joey Barton gestures to fans before the parade

Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has not stopped winding Celtic up since his arrival earlier this summer.

He has taken his fair share of flak himself from Celtic fans, but after seeing Brendan Rodgers' side lost their first competitive game of the season, he could not resist the chance to poke fun.

Barton posted a series of emoji's on Twitter displaying that he was crying with laughter, just an hour after the final whistle blew in Gibraltar.

Celtic lost 1-0 to Lincoln Red Imps, and it is a result which is already in the conversation as one of the most humiliating in their history.

Rangers were promoted to the Scottish Premiership and face Celtic in September in the league for the first time in four years.

By that point Celtic will know whether they are in the Champions League group stages or not, but their fate could be sealed as early as the second leg against Red Imps, if they cannot overturn their 1-0 deficit.

If Barton is crying with laughter now, he will be in hysterics if Brendan Rodgers' side fall flat in front of their home fans in the return match.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conferenceNew Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conference

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