Glasgow Rangers youngster Zak Rudden impressed the Ibrox faithful with a hat-trick on international duty.

Peter Lovenkrands joined a number of Rangers fans in responding to Zak Rudden’s tweet after the Gers youngster inspired Scotland’s under-19 side to a 4-0 win against Cyprus. 

The 19-year-old bagged a hat-trick as the Scots picked up the emphatic win. It was actually his Rangers teammate Glenn Middleton who scored the other goal as the youngsters sealed the impressive victory ahead of their clash with Portugal on Tuesday.

Unsurprisingly, Rudden was quick to take to social media following his treble. But the teenager was keen to pay tribute to his teammates for helping provide the platform for him to score the hat-trick.

And in response, Rudden received a number of messages from the fans, including plenty which made reference to a particular comment he previously made about his task simply being to score goals.

Rangers coach Lovenkrands was amongst those to praise the forward on Twitter, while several supporters suggested that they are looking forward to seeing Rudden back involved at Ibrox and potentially pushing for a chance in Steven Gerrard’s side.

The striker has scored 10 goals out on loan with Falkirk this season. And now he is also bagging goals at international level, it may perhaps be becoming harder for his parent club to overlook how well he is doing ahead of the summer.

Here is Rudden’s tweet as well as the responses…

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