Erik Sviatchenko left Celtic over two years ago but the Dane remains popular among fans of the Scottish giants.
The 28-year-old defender joined Celtic from Midtjylland in his homeland in 2016 and won two successive Premiership titles at Parkhead.
After falling out of favour under then-Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers, the centre-back returned to Denmark to re-join his former club in January of 2018.
But with the questionable quality of his replacements, Sviatchenko, who was replaced in Rodgers's squad by Marvin Compper and Jack Hendry, is still a very popular figure in Glasgow.
Sviatchenko played the 90 minutes in a 2-0 win away to Habro on Friday night.
And here's how Celtic fans responded to his post-match tweet:
We take it all no matter what ❤️ Top support again! https://t.co/lj00kPuGbK— Erik Sviatchenko (@eriksviat) February 21, 2020
Sounds like Celtic Park— Harry Moore (@Harryo1967) February 21, 2020
You look better in hoops— MartyBobo210Pong (@MBobo210) February 21, 2020
Miss u— Ryan Mckeown (@ChodeMckeown) February 21, 2020
Taking the Celtic traditions with him— Paul Richardson (@Paul4Richardson) February 22, 2020
Brendan Rodgers didn't like defender's who can defend, that is the only reason I can think of we sold Erik, guy was absolutely sound defensively, tackling, heading , tracking .— JP McDonald (@Evil_Genius1985) February 22, 2020
Better than jozo
Celtic signed Sviatchenko in the same window as their deal for Kristoffer Ajer.
The Norway international is now a fully-fledged star of the Bhoys' first XI but in terms of depth, Sviatchenko might still be a valuable asset.
Apart from Ajer and Christopher Jullien, Neil Lennon hasn't got reliable alternatives. Nir Bitton and Jozo Simunovic are very good central defenders, but their fitness problems over the past couple of years isn't the best.
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