Celtic fans want Rodgers to re-sign Robbie Keane after charity display

Irish soccer player Robbie Keane controls the ball during the Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2018 match between England and The Rest of the World at Old Trafford on June 10, 2018 in Manchester,...

The 'Match for Cancer' charity game took place at Celtic on Saturday afternoon.

Irish soccer player Robbie Keane controls the ball during the Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2018 match between England and The Rest of the World at Old Trafford on June 10, 2018 in Manchester,...

Whilst the first international break of the season is upon us already, there was action at Celtic's Parkhead stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Bhoys beat Rangers there last weekend, but this time, it was all for charity as the 'Match for Cancer' took place, with former Aston Villa teammates Stiliyan Petrov and James Milner captaining the two sides.

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It was essentially a Celtic XI against a Liverpool XI, with Brendan Rodgers and Jurgen Klopp taking charge of the teams in a game featuring stars of past and present.

 

Even with all the former internationals on the pitch, it was freestyle footballer Jeremy Lynch who got the scoring started for Milner's XI from the penalty spot after a handball inside the area.

Ex-Celtic striker Robbie Keane then scored a superb equaliser, racing into the box before firing into the top corner, and the game became a glut of goals after that point.

Joan Capdevila scored for Milner's side, only for Ashley Young to hit back for Petrov, and when Capdevila bagged his second, Gabriel Agbonlahor equalised again to make the final score 3-3.

Robbie Keane, 29 year old Republic of Ireland International during a media conference at Celtic Park on February 1, 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland.  Celtic have signed the Tottenham Hotspur...

The result or any performances weren't the priority on a superb day at Parkhead, but Celtic fans were certainly impressed with striker Keane, who scored 16 goals in 19 games for the Bhoys during a 2010 loan spell.

Now 38, Keane is a free agent having left Indian side ATK – and fans believe that Celtic boss Rodgers should be looking to re-sign him for the Bhoys, believing that he is better than Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos even with his advancing years, with others predicting that a move will happen sooner rather than later after Moussa Dembele left for Lyon last week.

Robbie Keane in action during the UEFA Match for Solidarity at Stade de Geneva on April 21, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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